Primary with Maths

As a National Maths Hub Ashton on Mersey understands the importance of high quality Maths teaching. This new and innovative programme utilises our experience of running a Primary PE specialist route to introduce high quality Maths graduates into the primary context.

The programme develops you as a primary teacher with a Maths specialism. This will allow you to take a leading role for Maths within a primary setting. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a national initiative to increase the quality of Maths in the primary context.

The course starts with a Summer School during August 2021.

The programme will then continue over an academic year. It will consist of school-based training and centre-based training days. Each trainee will train across at least two School placements.

Our Primary with Maths Programme has four areas of learning:

  • Centre Based Learning – session based activities delivered at Ashton on Mersey School or Masters Level study at Manchester Metropolitan University.
  • School Based Learning – learning activity completed at your placement schools.
  • Guided Learning – learning completed on an individual basis.
  • Enrichment Learning – This allows you (with the help of course leaders) to select an area of focus tailoring the programme to your own needs or interests.
What people say:
“Overall a very good course which has prepared me for the life of a teacher – a journey I’m now about to continue with a wealth of experience under my belt, even if in such a short space of time! ”

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