Working in partnership with the National College for Teaching and Leadership, Bath Spa University and the Sigma Teaching School Alliance

Sir Adrian Smith Review and its implications

The long-awaited Sir Adrian Smith Review is finally in the public domain together with the response from the DfE. The review is exhaustive (89 pages) and concentrates on Maths provision from 16-18. It is pleasing to see Core Maths at the heart of the review amongst...

Maths teaching in the news

The long-awaited Adrian Smith Review is seemingly imminent. The implications of the review will be far-reaching for Mathematics not just for post-16 education but for students of all ages in UK schools. One key ingredient of the review will be the continuing role of...

Lesson Study and Mastery

One of the most interesting approaches to pedagogy in recent times has been the introduction to the practices of lesson study and Mastery in Maths. Lesson study involves the collaboration of 2/3 teachers to plan a lesson or topic together. This method has been used in...

Marking in Maths

Certainly a hot topic at the moment is marking and discussions around the frequency and quality of feedback. It is in the interest of all teachers to ensure that the students make significant progress over time but how can this be done in a smart way which does not...

Why TSST?

Poole TSST provides a solution to the ongoing issues in teacher recruitment and retention for Maths and MFL, by training non-specialist teachers in subject specific pedagogy and subject knowledge. We are committed to producing an excellent and sustainable method of...