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It is essential that all children develop firm mathematical foundations in a way that is engaging, and appropriate for their age. Our nationally accredited professional development programmes support all professionals working in Early Years.

Early Years Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Maths (SKTM)

This popular programme is designed to support Early Years teachers in developing specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics, thus enabling them to understand, teach and support pupils with their mathematics across the provision.

The key areas covered will be number patterns and structures, shape, space and measures.

This CPD is delivered by NCETM PD Lead accredited Early Years Professionals.

Mastering Number

This new fully funded programme aims to secure firm foundations in the development of good number sense for all children from Reception through to Year 1 and Year 2. The aim over time is that children will leave KS1 with fluency in calculation and a confidence and flexibility with number. Attention will be given to key knowledge and understanding needed in Reception classes, and progression through KS1 to support success in the future.

Each school taking part will nominate 3 teachers to participate – one each from Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.