Primary Mathematics Teachers and Subject Leaders Day 14

Primary Mathematics Teachers and Subject Leaders Day 14


Fractions Unpacked

Stage 1 & 2


Aim:                To support classroom teachers and Mathematics Leaders in nurturing confident,          
resourceful
                        and enthusiastic teachers and learners of mathematics in their schools

When:             Wednesday 22 February 2017

Time:              10.00 - 16.00 with coffee and registration from 09.30

Who:               Primary teachers of Mathematics and Mathematics Subject Leaders

Investment:    £145 per delegate

Booking:         Booking is online only: Booking now open

Where:            London Mathematical Society, De Morgan House, Russell Square,
                        WC1B 4HS

Please note that we can only accept online credit card payment.

This engaging and stimulating day is for all Primary teachers of Mathematics as well as Primary Mathematics Subject Leaders.  It is part of the NRICH Leading Learning: Inspiring Learners series.  This day is suitable for those who have attended earlier days and also stands alone for those who are new to the series.

Directions to the London Mathematical Society
The London Mathematical Society is on the SW side of Russell Square and on Google maps.

From Holborn tube: proceed north along Southampton Row, turn left into Russell Square just opposite the Imperial Hotel.  LMS is a few doors down on the left hand side.

From Russell Square tube: turn left out of tube station and at traffic lights with major road turn left past Hotel Russell with Russell Square gardens on your right. When you reach the Imperial Hotel cross the road into Russell Square. LMS is a few doors down on the left hand side.

About the day: The day is a mix of plenary speaker sessions, group discussion and workshops. The day will be highly interactive and will respond to the issues and concerns identified by delegates.


Speakers: The NRICH Primary Team at the University of Cambridge.

Outline of the day with Fran, Liz and Bernard

09.30 -  10.00    Registration and coffee
10.00 -  10.15    Introduction and Welcome
10.15  - 11.30    Session 1: Starting points – Exploration of some of the underlying concepts
                          associated with fractions and ways in which to introduce them in classrooms. 
11.30 – 11.45    Coffee
11.45 – 13.00    Session 2: Progression in fractions through the lens of problem solving -
                          We will engage with a variety of rich mathematical tasks to illustrate the 
                          progression of the primary curriculum's fraction content.
13.00 - 13.45     Lunch
13.45 - 15.00     Workshops: Assessment under the microscope – Digging deeper into the                        
                          fraction content of the most recent KS1 and 2 statutory assessments, 
                          identifying misconceptions and teaching opportunities
15.00 - 15.10     Tea
15.10 - 16.00     Session 4: Developing group-working skills in the context of fractions,
                          decimals and percentages.
16.00                 Conference ends 


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If you have any queries please contact Kerstin.