A taster for you......

Choose four single digit numbers .

How many different totals can you make?

Which four digits allow you to make the most totals? The fewest?

JB Mathematics Consultancy

Bespoke support...

curriculum support

A short course of a half to 2 days can serve a range of purposes:

  1. launch a focus on mathematics in a school or group of schools

  2. focus colleagues on a key issue in a development plan such as:-implementing the new National Curriculum; developing  assessment for learning; differentiation; developing a problem solving approach

  3. re-ignite excitement in mathematics learning

  4. ensuring that recording in mathematics supports learning

  5. a combination of these plus class based support

  1. Classroom support for individual teachers or groups of teachers, turns theory into practice and can empower teachers to:

  2. implement school initiatives with confidence

  3. plan engaging and effective mathematics lessons

  4. manage the range of abilities in the classroom

  5. effectively assess children’s understanding and plan next steps

short courses and staff meetings

teaching and planning support

To ensure children build a strong mathematical understanding the aims and content of the National Curriculum, secure and consistent subject knowledge and watertight lines of progression are essential in school. Curriculum support supports schools in:

  1. ensuring all staff have a clear understanding of the national curriculum strands

  2. building progression documents for calculation and other aspects of the curriculum

  3. developing a cohesive approach to the use of models and images to support learning

  4. making links with other subjects and between different areas of mathematics