Mastery in Primary and the Early Years:
What’s the same, what’s different?
‘What’s the same, what’s different?’ is a key question in helping children develop an
understanding of mathematics and make discoveries for themselves. At the first annual
Nottinghamshire Numeracy Conference, we will be exploring this question on two levels.
Firstly, between mastery and ‘traditional’ teaching approaches and secondly between
primary and the Early Years.
If we learnt anything from this year’s SATs papers it is that we are being encouraged to,
and rewarded for, getting children to think about and understand maths, rather than to
just ‘do it’. Our first keynote, Anne Watson will guide us on a journey through variation, and
how lessons and tasks can be designed to nurture thinking, discovery and deep
Also, we will be exploring mastery in the Early Years;
looking at how we can develop great mathematical
thinkers from the moment children first step foot in
our schools. To guide us on this journey, we are
exceptionally excited to welcome our second
keynote, Sue Gifford.
Each keynote will be followed by a round of
workshops, delivered by specialists from across the
region. The idea behind the conference is to bring
maths leads and early year leads together, to develop
a greater level of connectivity within schools. If you
don’t have an early years setting, fear not, there will
be plenty to keep you engaged across the day.
(until 1st Jan 2019)
(after 1st Jan 2019)
for one person
for two people from
the same school
To book visit
or call 0115 989 1910
FRIDAY 1 st March 2019
Unit 1, Easter Park,
Nottingham NG7 2PX
Sue Gifford &