London South West Maths Hub

SKTM Secondary TA's



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SKTM Secondary TA's 


This programme is designed to improve the subject knowledge and pedagogical knowledge for all TAs supporting the learning of secondary maths.
Participants will focus on using precise mathematical language, representations, and reasoning within the topics: addition and subtraction; multiplication and division; ratio; and fractions. They will also carry out follow-up tasks in school to enable practice transfer to the classroom. The programme will take place over the equivalent of four days; participants must attend all sessions.


What will you learn?
  • Your students will demonstrate a positive attitude towards the learning of maths
  • You will use appropriate mathematical language and representations with confidence
  • You will develop your understanding of how to adapt resources to meet students’ needs
  • You will develop an understanding of how algebra relates to the generalisation of number
Who is this for? 
Teaching Assistants who work predominantly with students in the KS3 maths classroom or who lead intervention sessions with groups of students. Participants’ schools should already be engaged with a Teaching for Mastery Work Group, and this programme will complement this provision.
What is the cost ?
The SKTM – Teaching Assistant programme is funded by the Maths Hubs Programme so is free to state-funded participating schools.

Please contact us if you would like more information.
If you wish to be included on the list for the next cohort starting in 2024/25, please complete the Express an Interest form.