EYFS Primary

Mastering Number Work Groups

Mastering Number: A New Programme for Early Primary Pupils

https://mcusercontent.com/cecc067594dcdc533aa8b6929/images/96d3e5fa-9ae5-4916-8f03-bc6f1d41c19c.jpgThis project aims to secure firm foundations in the development of good number sense for all children from Reception through to Year 1 and Year 2.
https://mcusercontent.com/cecc067594dcdc533aa8b6929/images/96d3e5fa-9ae5-4916-8f03-bc6f1d41c19c.jpgThe aim over time is that children will leave Key Stage 1 with fluency in calculation and a confidence and flexibility with number.
https://mcusercontent.com/cecc067594dcdc533aa8b6929/images/96d3e5fa-9ae5-4916-8f03-bc6f1d41c19c.jpgAttention will be given to key knowledge and understanding needed in Reception classes, and progression through Key Stage 1 to support success in the future.

Lead teacher participants will receive training and resources equipping them to give their class a daily short ‘number sense’ session as part of scheduled maths teaching. The programme will last for the whole school year.

Over the year, children will use a range of materials and representations.


https://mcusercontent.com/cecc067594dcdc533aa8b6929/images/96d3e5fa-9ae5-4916-8f03-bc6f1d41c19c.jpgHigh quality support for teacher professional development for the lead teachers, directed by the NCETM and facilitated by the local Maths Hub

https://mcusercontent.com/cecc067594dcdc533aa8b6929/images/96d3e5fa-9ae5-4916-8f03-bc6f1d41c19c.jpgSupportive and collaborative online community facilitated by the Work Group Lead

https://mcusercontent.com/cecc067594dcdc533aa8b6929/images/96d3e5fa-9ae5-4916-8f03-bc6f1d41c19c.jpgResources provided, including coherent plans for the Mastering Number daily sessions

The programme is having a big impact in our classroom. Children who don’t speak up at all in ‘regular’ maths lessons have the confidence to speak up and answer questions/use stem sentences. This is having an impact on their confidence in maths. Children’s ability to subitise quickly is really strong now, all hands go straight up when we show the rekenrek/bird/bus/dice arrangements. Children don’t need to sit and count as they would have before.

Mastering Number Participant 2021 -2022

Our biggest success is how it is supporting SEND children. The rekenreks are really impactful and the daily fluency practice is really supporting them. The children are building confidence and using fingers less and using what they know to calculate. 

Mastering Number Participant 2021 -2022

If you would like more information from NCETM click here

If you are interested in taking part from September 2022, please register your interest below.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries.

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