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Primary Teachers Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics Programme


The Primary Teacher Subject Knowledge Enhancement Work Group is designed for primary teachers who would like to develop their specialist knowledge for teaching maths. This may be particularly relevant for teachers that have moved phases or have not received maths-specific training.


There are two pathways:

Number and Spatial Reasoning. Each pathway consists of several core units and

looks at specific topics as well as policy and practice. Exploration of modules in these pathways will

take place during the course of the academic year, over the equivalent of four days. Participants in the

programme may wish to follow one pathway this year, and the other pathway next year.


What will you learn?

  • Your pupils will demonstrate a positive attitude towards maths, being willing to have a go, persevere, and share their mathematical ideas

  • Your pupils will be able to explain their maths and their mathematical thinking using appropriate language

  • You will review your practice as a result of the sessions and make practice-specific adaptations to impact on pupil outcomes

  • You will enhance your maths subject knowledge with an emphasis on the key structures in each mathematical area covered

The SKTM Primary Teachers Programme is fully funded by the Maths Hubs Programme so is free to participating schools.

2024-25 Dates - all sessions are full day and will take place at Notre Dame High School 

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