Secondary & Level 3 online conference


We invite all Heads of Departments and maths teachers within our 5 LA boroughs (Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale and Stockport) to attend a free online maths conference on 30th June 2021.

As we move forward from the pandemic, we look at why it is more critical than ever that students develop a deep mathematical understanding.

In addition to our fantastic keynote speakers from NCETM and The Derby High School, we are running taster workshops on Teaching for Mastery, Developing Mathematical Thinking, Transition and Multiplicative reasoning and Level 3 maths.

Please scroll below for further information and to book your place by clicking ‘Apply Now’.

Agenda 30th June 2021

9.30  Welcome & Introduction – NW1 Maths Hub

9.40  Carol Knights, Director of Secondary Mathematics, National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) – ‘Supporting the journey to constantly improve the quality of teaching and learning in maths’ (with a particular focus on post pandemic recovery)

10.00-11.00 Workshop sessions

Developing Mathematical thinking year 7-11: Looking at contextualising problem solving for deeper mathematical thinking. How do we develop deeper mathematical understanding?

Teaching for mastery: What is it? Is it all mixed ability? How will my community/school benefit? We look at the 5 big ideas of mastery, variation and how the professional learning community supports the mastery journey. Presented by Martin Scott, Trinity High School and Vanessa Wahed, CHS South

Level 3 maths: the new challenges and the strategies we can implement to best meet the needs of our students at GCSE, Core Maths, A level and post 16.


11.05  Helen Hubert, Headteacher, The Derby High School, Bury – ‘The role of the Maths Hub in developing maths education at a school and local level.’

11.25  Transition and Multiplicative reasoning: Is transition just from primary to secondary or is it through all the years?  This session will look at a Y5-13 perspective for all teachers.  Led by Marisa Bartoli, Director of Mathematics Laurus Trust and Assistant Maths Hub Lead Secondary, Simon Mazumder, NW1 Maths Hub Lead and Mike Thompson, NW1 Maths Hub Level 3 Lead

12.00 Close