March 2017

Sorry for the late entry of this month’s blog, it has been a particularly busy few weeks down at the Primary with many exciting trips taking place! This month’s focus in maths has been on the use of concrete resources to support understanding. This focus on concrete resources is something that stems from the CPA … Continue reading March 2017

January 2017

This month at the Primary we have been focusing on challenge in maths, using it to both deepen the learning and stretch the more-able pupils. I delivered some training before Christmas that split challenge in maths into 4 main areas: ‘Prove it’, ‘Teach it’, ‘Spot it’ and ‘Predict it’. This has helped staff focus their … Continue reading January 2017

Bluecoat Primary

The teachers and children at Bluecoat Primary love their Maths lessons.  Over the past year, the teachers there have been developing the use of the Maths No Problem schemes which is based on the Singapore model for teaching mathematics. The links below explain about the Maths No Problem approach: What is Singapore Maths? Teaching Maths … Continue reading Bluecoat Primary