They consolidate learning outside of the core maths lesson and provide a fun way for pupils to practise applying their knowledge and skills on a regular basis, helping to continually build on their mastery of key concepts.
Maths Meetings will provide crucial additional support in this period of potential lost learning as they will help to:
This video walkthrough includes footage from some of our partner schools, showing how the maths meetings work in the classroom.
The 10-15 minute sessions are intended to be a fun and familiar part of the school week.
They use singing, chanting, visual displays and manipulatives to help build pupils’ sense of number, their ability to perform mental calculation and their general understanding of a wide variety of mathematical concepts in relation to everyday life.
Bringing together multiple short segments, Maths Meetings:
The content covered in each Maths Meeting complements the work covered to date, as well as preparing pupils for upcoming topics.
Then contact our friendly partnerships team who will be happy to talk you through the programme and help you decide on the right approach for your school.
As teachers ourselves, we understand how extraordinarily difficult this period has been for all schools. We have made some important changes to our mastery programmes this year to help support you in the months ahead.