Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics Programmes - Early Years
This project 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.
There are two types of SKTM Early Years pathway. London SW Maths Hub are offering a cohort for each pathway:
Pathway One: Number Patterns and Structures - Fully booked
Pathway Two: Pattern, Shape, Space and Measures - places available
Each pathway has three maths sessions, three associated pedagogy sessions and a task to complete between sessions based on an action research cycle.
Participants and their schools will:
Develop enhanced maths subject knowledge with a particular emphasis on developmental progression in the Early Years to ensure sequences of learning are cohesive
Consider the learning opportunities and pedagogical approaches across the wider provision – reviewing and enhancing the opportunities to promote mathematical learning across the provision
Each cohort/pathwaywill be run across six afternoons. Session times 1.30 pm – 3.30pm
All sessions have been designed to take place online allowing greater flexibility for staff with no travel commitments.
Session 1 – Thursday 14 January 2021 online
Session 2 – Thursday 28 January 2021 online
Session 3 – Thursday 11 February 2021 online
Session 4 – Thursday 04 March 2021 online
Session 5 – Thursday 29 April 2021 online
Session 6 – Thursday 13 May 2021 online
Session 1 – Wednesday 20 January 2021 online
Session 2 – Wednesday 03 February 2021 online
Session 3 – Wednesday 03 March 2021 online
Session 4 – Wednesday 24 March 2021 online
Session 5 – Wednesday 05 May 2021 online
Session 6 – Wednesday 19 May 2021 online
This programme is designed for individuals who would like to develop their specialist knowledge for teaching maths to three to five year olds. This may be particularly relevant for NQTs, teachers that have moved phases or teachers that have not received maths-specific training. Open to schools in Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth.
The SKTM – Early Years programme is fully funded by the Maths Hubs Programme so is free to participating schools.
Please complete the booking form for Pathway 2