When a primary school receives good KS2 SATs results in Maths, the whole school celebrates. However, it is not uncommon for Year 6 teachers to feel a pressure that teachers in other year groups don't.
At Third Space Learning, we’ve been busy, beginning 2017 with over 500 schools, our largest amount to date meaning more than 6000 pupils have started their weekly 1-to-1 Maths lessons.
For some primary schools pupil premium funding is a large proportion of their budget, but how can you ensure you are making the most effective use for your disadvantaged pupils.
The following review of our 1-to-1 KS2 Maths intervention programme has been reposted with permission from Pete Richardson’s blog, an Assistant Head in Lancashire
The 2016 Teaching Schools Council report, 'Effective Primary Teaching', carries 4 compelling recommendations for the strategic direction of primary schools across the country
Our Key Stage 2 Maths intervention programmes have now helped almost 10,000 Y6 pupils to revise and prepare for their summer term Year 6 National Assessments or SATs
This post draws on my own experience and the findings from hundreds of primary school leaders and teachers about how to choose the best Maths interventions for your primary school
Many teachers have finished the first of their INSET days this year, it seems a good opportunity to share some of the lessons we’ve learnt through our own training of hundreds of tutors
We're not the only ones who believe in 1-to-1, as at the start of 2014 Nesta and the Education Endowment Foundation asked us if we’d consider being involved in a trial
Nobody said it would be easy, but did it have to be so difficult? The ‘journey’ to 2016 SATs seems to have been weighed down by controversy and a nagging sense of unpredictability