London South West Maths Hub


SKTM (Secondary TA)


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Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (SKTM)

Secondary TA's and non-specialist teachers 


This programme has been designed to support secondary teaching assistants and non- specialist teachers in developing their mathematical subject knowledge and pedagogy so that they understand how children grasp and retain mathematical concepts. Giving participants a secure understanding of how children learn, will enhance levels of confidence and allow them to better support and teach pupils in the classroom.
What is involved?
The programme is based on the four core modules:
•  Number sense
•  Additive reasoning
•  Multiplicative reasoning
•  Fractions.
Where and when
All sessions have been designed to take place online.
Times: 1.15pm – 3.15pm
•  Session 1 -  Thursday 11 February 2021
•  Session 2 -  Thursday 25 February 2021
•  Session 3 -  Thursday 25 March 2021
•  Session 4 -  Thursday 06 May 2021
•  Session 5 -  Thursday 17 June 2021