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Title of session:- Assessing pupils’ progress: focus on tasks and observations at KS1
“You took 18 months of confusion and made it clear and manageable in a day. Thank you. One of the best courses I’ve been on! Outstanding”
KS1 phase leader, Primary school, Beam course

Title of session:- Assessing pupils’ progress: focus on tasks and observations at KS2
“This was very informative. Alison very clearly had great subject knowledge and was willing to share lots of ideas and information”
Mathematics subject leader, Junior school, Beam course

Title of session:- Advanced Certificate in Leadership in AfL/APP
“Has clarified steps we need to take to move practice forward in the LA”
Mathematics Improvement and Standards Adviser, LA adviser

Title of session:- Maths and literacy
“The wide range of resources were innovative and could easily be applied to the real life classroom. Great links between maths and literacy”
KS2 teacher, Primary school, Beam course

Title of session:- NES mathematics – Grade 6 face to face training (Focus: Formative and summative assessment)
“Really enjoyed the two days. Feel more confident about assessment now, plus liked the maths activities too!”
Grade 6 teacher, Nile Egytian Schools Project, Cairo

Inset days in School

Title of session:- To look at how the school can stretch the more able children in order to broaden and deepen their mathematical abilities
“Very useful as the work done will be used to draw together target setting, assessment and raising standards. Thanks”
Mathematics subject leader, Norfolk Primary school

Title of session:- Investigations in mathematics
“Great examples – fun activities helped keep it pacey. Clear exemplar models to follow.”
EYFS Teacher, Primary school, Beam school inset session

Title of session:- Developing children’s creativity in maths and their problem solving, communicating and reasoning skills
“Very practical. Ideas to suit FS - Y6, something for everyone. A great and very purposeful day. Very well pitched.”
Headteacher, Primary School, Beam school inset session

Title of session:- Intervention in mathematics
“Really clear idea about the Springboard and Overcoming Barriers materials. Feel confident in using them now”
Teaching assistant, Norfolk Primary School

Staff meetings

Title of session: - To explore issues around girls attainment in maths and strategies for developing them
“Very brisk, authoritative session, stimulating for all staff. Thank You”
Headteacher, Norfolk Primary School

Title of session:- To improve understanding of the use of number lines and informal calculations
“A very helpful and stimulating session – thanks”
Headteacher, Norfolk Primary School

Parents Events

Title of session:- To explain to parents how maths is taught today, particularly in reference to addition and subtraction methods, and how parents can support their children with homework and games.
“A very useful and engaging presentation – positive response from our parents. Thank you”
Headteacher, Norfolk primary School

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