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Children’s chances of success are maximised if they develop deep and lasting understanding of mathematical procedures and concepts.
Our teaching for mastery section explains the rationale for this approach. We also have case studies from schools, and interviews with teachers and heads involved in mastery projects.
Why not explore our resources supporting teaching for mastery? These include materials to help you plan lessons and assess pupils’ understanding.
Opportunities for you and your colleagues to collaborate with others on teaching for mastery are also always available through your local Maths Hub.
Download the complete set of materials for all year groups.
Download resources for collaborative planning and lesson design.
To support teachers and schools in embedding the National Curriculum, the NCETM, working alongside teachers, produces a wide variety of resources and guidance, including lesson videos, a resource tool for planning, assessment materials to measure depth of understanding, and calculation guidance for primary schools.
A countrywide network of schools and colleges driving improvements to maths education in all phases. Get a flavour of the first three years of the programme in this video.
Our Qualifications and Curriculum page draws together all of the latest news and updates from those organisations that may influence and impact on mathematics teaching in your classroom.
Key areas of early mathematical thinking explained, plus materials complementing the Numberblocks series.
Two teachers on the Mastery Readiness Programme explain the benefits of no longer grouping by prior attainment.
Collaborative planning - how one school has improved lessons, reduced planning time, and retained staff.
Read our latest articles, teacher voice pieces and blog posts. We’re adding to them all the time.
You can find us on Facebook and Twitter. Every Tuesday, 7-8pm, we hold a discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #mathscpdchat, and our Director, Charlie Stripp, blogs on the Charlie’s Angles page
There are several online communities where you can get together with other users for help or sharing information. Maths Café, Primary Forum, and Secondary Forum are good places to get started.
Discussions about maths teaching in every phase.
Find out about the mathematics subject associations you can join, and their benefits.