New A level network meetings

To support teachers and encourage collaboration and discussion around issues arising from the new A level and Further Maths there will be a series of New A level Maths network meetings that will focus on a specific aspect each term. Led by FMSP's assistant area coordinator Kieren O'Sullivan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and associate and Rolf Hayes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , there will be a termly meeting close to you.

See below for schedule and please contact the appropriate network facilitator to confirm timings, venue and to register your intention to attend.

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New GCSE re-sits

The New GCSE re-sit work group is to be led by Jenny Hughes of Longley Park College  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and updates of thearrangements and schedule for 2017/8 will be made available on this page.

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If you are interested in engaging with this FREE collaborative work group, please drop Jenny an email to register your interest.

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Core Maths Teacher Network

The Core Maths teacher network is a local initiative aimed at supporting teachers of Core Maths and encouraging collaboration and dialogue.

These half-termly meetings will be held after school initially at King Ecgberts, Sheffield but potentially at venues across the region. The meetings will be facilitated by Andy Barker with the support of our Core Maths expert and Level 3 lead Terry Dawson.

Details of the sessions, venues & arrangements will be posted and updated here

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To register your intention to attend a meeting or check on arrangements please email Andy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The South Yorkshire Maths Hub will also offer support to schools wishing to find more about Core Maths with a view to offering this new programme of learning to their KS5 students.

For further information or to enquire about how to find out about Core Maths training events, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Underground Maths

 Two opportunities to attend the acclaimed one day course,

12th October 2017, at Outwood IoE, Adwick, Doncaster, DN6 7EQ see FLYER

9th November 2017, at Notre Dame High School, Sheffield S10 3BT see FLYER

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The course aims for participants to:

Explore a range of resources on the CMEP website

Understand the philosophy for teaching and learning mathematics which underpins the CMEP project

Maximise the impact of the resources in the classroom

Course fees and application:

The course is free of charge to all teachers of A level Mathematics in state-funded schools. Refreshments, lunch and resources are included. Two teachers per school/college are welcome to apply for this course.

For further details and online application form, see www.mei.org.uk/underground-mathematics

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SoMaS

The School of Mathematics and Statistics (SoMaS) at the University of Sheffield in conjunction with the Further Maths Support Programme offers sessions for year 12 & year 13 to enhance and extend their Mathematical studies.

These include the ..

Year 12 Advanced Problem Solving LINK

Year 13 Advanced Problem Solving LINK

STEP preparation course LINK

Follow the links for further information and dates or click here for the University's outreach page.

To book or further details students can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

In addition the University hosts a regional heat of the UKMT the Senior Maths Team Challenge

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FMSP

Not just aimed at Further Maths!
The Further Maths Support Programme continues to support schools across the country. Whilst the cebtral aim of the FMSP is to ensure access to the further maths A level the support for schools is much wider, encompassing 11-16 schools with support for the highest achieving KS4 students and enouraging girls take-up of post 16 maths included in the national aims, in addition to our local aims to build an effective network of KS5 representatives from schools and colleges, to provide local opportunities for professional development and to engage more students in enhancement activity.
 
How does my school benefit from this?
Register with the FMSP for free and your school will have access to advice, support and high quality resources & CPD programmes.
Schools can request a 1:1 appointment with the area coordinator to discuss how the FMSP can support your needs.
Please email Pete on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
SYMH will distribute the monthly e-newsletter Update for schools.
To receive these updates please register your email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
FMSP will organise termly South Yorkshire Key Stage 5 meetings
 

FMSP & SYMH will organise local professional development

 

Nationally organised professional development opportunities for staff - click to follow the links

Live Online Professional Development (LOPD)

Teaching Advanced Mathematics (TAM)

Teaching Further Mathematics (TFM)

Teaching Mechanics (TM)

Teaching Statistics (TS)

KS4 Extension & Enrichment (E&E)

 

Student Tuition

Live Interactive Lectures (LIL)

Live Online Tuition (LOT)

 

Enhancement & engagement activities for students - click here for E&E page

Year 9 Summer Snacks

Year 10 Maths Feast

Year 11/12 Maths Inspiration

Senior Team Maths Challenge

Year 12/13 Problem Solving & STEP preparation

 
Follow this link to the FMSP website for more information. about the Further Maths Support Programme.

 

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Key Stage 5 & Post 16

Quick links to work group and other associated pages (click on sub-headings below)
 
 
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Post 16 & L3 Maths lead and  co-ordination group
In this period of "post Smith Review" change and development in post 16 mathematics would appear to be continuing for some time to come. Led by Terry Daswon of MEI (Mathematics in Education & Industry) the SYMH's coordination group will continue to work closely with other strategic partners.The Further Maths Support Programme in particular offers resources and support to schools and colleges and the co-ordination group will seek to enable SYMH to supplement this with further support, advice and opportunities for schools.
 
Many students see GCSE Maths as the end of their Maths study despite the government and educationalists agreeing upon the importance of Maths in preparing young people for further study and training. A fundamental aim of the SYMH is to encourage the participation of students post 16 in the study of mathematics that is most appropriate for them. Subsequently there is a need for schools and colleges to provide appropriate opportunities to students to enable them to have this choice and opportunity.
School wishing for support and advice about how best to provide these post 16 opportunities can contact the South Yorkshire Maths Hub at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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New A level network meetings

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To support teachers and encourage collaboration and discussion around issues arising from the new A level and Further Maths there will be a series of New A level Maths network meetings that...

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New GCSE re-sits

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The New GCSE re-sit work group is to be led by Jenny Hughes of Longley Park College  Jenny.Hughes@longleypark.ac.uk and updates of thearrangements and schedule for 2017/8 will be made available on this page. If you are...

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Core Maths Teacher Network

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The Core Maths teacher network is a local initiative aimed at supporting teachers of Core Maths and encouraging collaboration and dialogue. These half-termly meetings will be held after school initially at...

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SoMaS

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The School of Mathematics and Statistics (SoMaS) at the University of Sheffield in conjunction with the Further Maths Support Programme offers sessions for year 12 & year 13 to enhance...

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Underground Maths

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 Two opportunities to attend the acclaimed one day course, 12th October 2017, at Outwood IoE, Adwick, Doncaster, DN6 7EQ see FLYER 9th November 2017, at Notre Dame High School, Sheffield S10 3BT...

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FMSP

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Not just aimed at Further Maths! The Further Maths Support Programme continues to support schools across the country. Whilst the cebtral aim of the FMSP is to ensure access to the further...

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Universities

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University of Sheffield
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

FE Colleges

Barnsley College
Doncaster College
Rotherham College of Arts & Technology
Sheffield College
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Alliances

United Learning
Navigate Trust