Early Years - Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics - Number Patterns and Structures - Telford - 2022/23

Dates: To be confirmed Venues TBC



‘Early Years settings and schools should invest in developing practitioners’ own understanding of mathematics, their understanding of how children typically learn, and how this relates to effective pedagogy.’ – EEF KS1 Guidance Report

The programme will have the following elements:

  • Four online workshops
  • Independent study, setting-based learning and evaluation
  • Online discussion as part of a professional community

Who will be leading the group?

Fiona Wood

Fiona is a Primary Maths Teaching for Mastery Specialist, NCETM PD Accredited lead and also now works for NCETM on the primary programmes, including Mastering Number. Fiona is an experienced Primary Maths subject leader, with MaST qualification. Fiona has both worked collaboratively to develop national EYFS Work Groups. 

Who is it for?

Early Years teachers who want to develop their specialist knowledge of teaching number. Bookings are limited to one place per school for this Work Group.

Joining details will be sent by email approximately ten days before the first workshop and will be noted in the Basecamp community for the participants of this Work Group.

What are the intended outcomes?

Pupils will:

  • have increased opportunities to explore concepts at a developmentally appropriate level.
  • be able to communicate their maths and mathematical thinking through graphical representations and/or appropriate language.
  • demonstrate a positive attitude towards maths, be willing to have a go, persevere and share their mathematical ideas.

What is the cost?