Cross-Phase – Supporting Students to Achieve a L2 Qualification in Maths

Identify and meet the needs of students continuing L2 study at post-16

Who can take part?

This is for teachers of GCSE Maths, and for those teaching GCSE Maths resit and/or Functional Skills Maths. Participants may be based in secondary schools, UTCs, FE colleges, Sixth Form colleges, schools with post-16 provision, or other post-16 settings.

What is involved?

This is for teachers whose students will study Level 2 maths across secondary and post-16. Teachers of Years 10 and 11, and of post-16 GCSE Maths resit and/or Functional Skills Maths, will develop ways to support students who need to study maths beyond age 16 to achieve a L2 qualification.

Work Groups will focus on developing transferable teaching techniques aligned to teaching for mastery. Participants will attend three full-day workshops and complete practice-based tasks between sessions.

What will you learn?

  • Your students will demonstrate a positive attitude to maths
  • You will ensure that lesson design and pedagogy demonstrate a secure knowledge of curriculum continuity and sequencing
  • You will understand the importance of consistency of language and representations relating to specific curriculum areas
  • You and your colleagues will make collaboration a normal part of transition, supporting students continuing to work towards a L2 maths qualification

What is the cost?

The Cross-Phase – Supporting Students to Achieve a L2 Qualification in Maths project is fully funded by the Maths Hubs Programme so is free to participating schools/colleges.

What should you do next?

Get in touch with your local Maths Hub to find out about more about this opportunity.

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Secondary Post-16


Most Maths Hubs – check with your local hub and those in neighbouring areas

Can I take part?

Yes - contact your local hub

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