London South West Maths Hub


Supporting SEND pupils in a Mastery context

Supporting SEND pupils in a Mastery context


Aimed at Primary and Secondary schools implementing a Teaching for Mastery (TfM) approach in their mathematics lessons, this is an opportunity for SENCos and teachers of Maths to work together in order to develop the progress of their SEND pupils.


Teachers’ will: 

  • Develop a better understanding of Maths Difficulties, including Dyscalculia.
  • Use a case study pupil
  • Consider how quality first teaching can address the needs of struggling learners and appropriate interventions, if needed.
  • Focus on the effective use of concrete resources to develop students’ understanding
  • Consider effective questioning


SENCos working together with Maths subject leaders/teachers of Maths.


When and where: 

  • Session 1: Tuesday 11th February (09.00-15.30) Wandsworth PDC
  • Session 2: Wednesday 4th March (13.30 – 16.30) Merton PDC
  • Session 3: Monday 11th May (14.00 – 15.00) Online  
  • Session 4: Monday 29th June (14.00 – 15.00) Online


Additional information gap tasks etc.

Participants will have an opportunity to discuss best practice, co-create materials and then develop practice back in school. Gap tasks will include observing, assessing, planning for and evaluating the progress of their case study pupil.



Wandsworth Professional Development  Centre (WPDC)

3rd Floor, Building 1, Burntwood School, Burntwood Lane, SW17 0AQ

Merton Professional Development Centre (MPDC)

The Chaucer Centre, Canterbury Road, Morden, SM4 6PX


Work Group Leads: Janet Goring/George Hopson

Cost: FREE