100,608 correct answers in online maths competition

Maths champions from across the City are celebrating ‘rockstar’ status after clocking up a phenomenal number of correct answers following a week of quizzing on their times tables. The Top of the Rocks initiative is run by the Maths Excellence Partnership and funded by Stoke-on-Trent Opportunity Area to drive up engagement and raise standards in […]

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Secondary NQT/ RQT Support as a result of COVID-19

North Mids MathsHUBS are putting on a Work Group aiming to support NQTs and RQTs who have had insufficient experience in classroom practice due to COVID-19 lockdown and will require support to develop in to a confident classroom practitioner. Find our most about their offer here: Register here.

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Opportunity Area Launches Search for Top Times Tables Talent

AN ONLINE competition to test the Maths ‘metal’ of youngsters across Stoke-on-Trent primary schools has launched this week in celebration of Maths Week England. The City-wide Top of the Rocks initiative is run by the Maths Excellence Partnership and funded by Stoke-on-Trent Opportunity Area to drive up engagement and raise standards in Key Stage 2 […]

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Creative Education Partnership Resources

Creative Education Partnership have shared a number of resources that they created throughout lockdown, alongside an upcoming networking event for teachers and creative practitioners in Stoke-on-Trent. Inspiring Creative Education – Saturday 7th November, 9:30-4:30pm This is a networking opportunity for teachers and creative practitioners working in the Stoke-on-Trent area. It’s suitable for anyone interested in […]

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Stoke Speaks Out Website Launch

Stoke Speaks out have launched their brand new website which we were able to support through our Speech & Language project, ‘Closing the Word Gap’. The website features advice and activities on speech, language and communication for children under five. They also provide resources for both parents, carers and professionals working with young children Find […]

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Secondary CPD opportunities through Maths Hubs

Please find below Secondary CPD opportunities that are available through Maths Hubs: Mathematical Thinking for GCSE – NCP20-16 – Register here Challenging Topics at GCSE – NCP20-18 – Register here Developing A-Level Pedagogy – NCP20-21 – Register here (Deadline 16/09/2020)

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Year 6 to 7 Transition Documents

Growing out of the Priority 2 group’s transition project (led by Paul Chambers, Stoke-on-Trent City Council), the standardised transition forms have been developed to support Year 7 teachers in identifying curriculum deficits and gaps in pupils’ learning, so that attention can be targeted more effectively when pupils begin secondary school. There is keen interest in […]

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