London South West Maths Hub

Secondary Subject Leadership



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Professional development designed specifically for secondary heads of maths
This project provides an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of teaching approaches, of their wider roles, and of their capacity with their colleagues to transform secondary maths learning. 
They will work collaboratively with other subject leaders in the London SW Maths hub region, discuss developments and engage with research, and use this experience to inform their work in leading and developing maths education in school.
It will also offer focused support to secondary heads of department/subject leaders to develop in their role as leaders of mathematics education in a vibrant professional learning community.
What will you learn?
  • You will promote and develop a shared vision, culture and set of principles for teaching and learning in maths
  • You will ensure coherence in the curriculum and provide support for teaching for mastery across the department
  • You and your department will establish collaborative ways of working to support ongoing developments
  • You will develop in your ability to lead change


Who can take part?
The project is for secondary heads of department/subject leaders, and is open to heads of department in schools already involved with Maths Hubs and to those who are not yet involved. In their first year of engagement with this project, participants will be part of a Work Group. In subsequent years they will be part of a Maths Hub-led subject leadership community.

Quotes from participants (ranging in experience from 2 years – 10 years in the role):

‘I have loved the work group. I have found it insightful and a great sounding board in my development as a HoD.’

‘I love the humility and honesty of this group. No one holds back in saying what they struggle with. I feel much more empowered as a result’


‘The group has given me renewed enthusiasm for working with my team.’

‘I am now equipped about introducing new concepts in my Department and how I can make us all work together to achieve same goal for the students.’


‘I found this very valuable and would definitely recommend to others. It was very well planned and thought out, with nothing too much trouble for those delivering. Thank you for this Work Group opportunity.’
When are the sessions?
Thursday 21 November 2024  (13.45 - 16.45)  F2F
Friday 07 February 2025  (13.45 - 16.45)  F2F
Tuesday 18 March 2025 (13.45 - 16.45) online
Friday 04 July 2025 (13..00 - 16.45) F2F


Face to face sessions will be held in South West London region.



What is the cost?

The Secondary Subject Leadership Programme is fully funded by the Maths Hubs Programme so is free to state-funded participating schools/colleges.

Get in touch
Please contact us if you are interested and would like more information.


How to apply
Please complete the online application form to secure a place.