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Developing Mathematical Fluency

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The "Developing Mathematical Fluency" work group is to be led by Amanda Marsh.

There is a launch event for this work group on 27th November at St Wilfrid's Primary, Sheffield 4 - 6pm.

To register an interest in engaging with this work group please email Amanda at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

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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 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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Lesson Study Conference

This successful conference was held on Friday 15th September

Documents available to be downloaded are;

Teaching is not an intervention presentation

Feedback presentation (St Mary's)

Feedback presentation (St Thomas of Canterbury)

 

 

A conference for school leaders and leaders of learning

Using evidenced-informed practice to improve the effectiveness of teaching

Sheffield Institute of Education Sheffield Hallam University

Friday 15 September 2017

“Research leads teachers back to the things that lie at the heart of their professionalism: pupils, teaching and learning.”      Jean Rudduck

 

Programme

0900 – 0930    Registration and Coffee

0930 – 0945    Opening Remarks

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0945 – 1030    Session 1 - Lost in Translation

Lesson Study is sometimes compared to the wok done in professional learning communities, often called Teacher Research Groups (TRGs). Lesson Study differs to TRG’s in a number of important areas. Professor Geoff Wake from the University of Nottingham will describe how variants of ‘Authentic Lesson Study’ have developed and of their relative impact.

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1030 – 1200    Session 2 - Outcomes of the Sheffield Lesson Study Project 2016

Over the last year 7 primary, 1 special and 3 secondary schools have taken part in a professional development process known as Lesson Study in order to improve the outcomes for pupils in mathematics. Headteachers from some of the schools will explain how the project has impacted on the quality of learning in mathematics and how they intend to use Lesson Study to improve learning in other subjects.

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1200 – 1300    Lunch

1300 – 1400    Session 3 – Teaching is not an intervention

In the Sheffield Lesson Study Project the development of the research lessons focused on the teaching of problem solving by planning carefully for anticipated responses using specific problems given to the whole class.   Bob Sawyer will exemplify the importance of task design and planning for anticipated pupil responses using case study material from the project and lessons taught in Japan.

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1400 – 1415    Coffee

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1415 – 1500    Session 4 – Dame Alison Peacock

Dame Alison took up the role of CEO of the Chartered College of Teaching in January 2017. She will explain the importance of collaborative professional learning that seeks to connect colleagues and to support pedagogy through evidence-informed practice across regions.   Alison will talk about her experience as teacher, headteacher and system leader in the context of developing a new culture of professional learning led by the emerging Chartered College of Teaching.

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Tickets

  • Standard day conference ticket £40

  • Chartered College Members £20

  • Teacher Trainees & project school members (FREE)

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To book, please complete online booking form found at this link

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https://goo.gl/forms/L2i5H7xPtxHaqUmz2

 

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  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

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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 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. 

Using Technology at GCSE & A level

 

The Using Technology at GCSE & A level work group is to be led by Pete Sides and supported by MEI's Tom Button.

There will be two cohorts of this work group, one in Doncaster based at Adwick IOE and one at Sheffield based at Hallam Teaching School.

To register an interest in engaging in either of the two cohorts of this work group, please email Pete at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

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Challenging Topics at GCSE

The "Challenging Topics in the New GCSE"work group is to be facilitated across the region in three different venues led by Lisa Wilson, Kate Saxton & Rosie Kavanagh. There will be a series of group meetings at each of the venues in Barnsley, Rotherham & Sheffield.

To register an interest in engaging in either of these work group cohorts please email;

Barnsley (venue Horizon Community College) : Lisa Wilson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Rotherham (venue Oakwood High School) : Rosie Kavanagh This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Sheffield (venue Notre Dame High School) : Kate Saxton This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

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Developing mathematical thinking for GCSE

The "Mathematical Thinking and the new GCSE" work group is to be led by Nick Bunney.

To register an interest in engaging in this work group please email Nick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

Date Workshop Venue Time
 7th December Session 1 Hallam TS 1.30 – 5pm
 22nd January Session 2 Hallam TS 1.30 – 5pm
 27th April Session 3 Hallam TS 1.30 – 5pm
 12th June Session 4 Hallam TS 1.30 – 5pm

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Yr 5-8 continuity

The "Improving continuity in Maths across the Primary/Secondary transition" work group is to be led by Clare Sutton.

To register an interest in engaging with this work group please email Clare at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

Date Workshop Venue Time
 Wed 22nd Nov Session 1 King Ecgbert’s 1pm – 5.30pm
TBC Session 2 King Ecgbert’s 1pm – 5.30pm
TBC Session 3 King Ecgbert’s 1pm – 5.30pm
TBC Session 4 King Ecgbert’s 1pm – 5.30pm

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Koshi Lesson Study

The development of Koshi work group is to be led by Bob Sawyer and details of the work group’s activity will be made available on this page.

Koshi are known as the "knowledgeable others" and support the lesson study process not least by attending to and supporting the professional dialogue amongst teachers.

As well as the work group supported by Maths Hubs, the programme to develop and embed lesson study in Sheffield schools is continuing through the support of Learn Sheffield.

To register an interest in working with Learn Sheffield alongside the lesson study schools please contact Bob at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

In December 2017 there is an opportunity to attend presentations in Manchester from Akihiko Takeshi, a reknowned leader in Koshi Lesson study, for a flyer with further details click here

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