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How we got here: Third Space Learning

From a small company providing interventions for a few schools in England to the largest provider of 1-to-1 Maths tuition in Primary schools across the UK, but how did we get here?

By David Leighton

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How to network your way to great primary Maths interventions

What you can learn from networking events with local primary schools about innovative KS2 interventions that will work with your pupils' and why to attend a Primary Maths Showcase.

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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35 ways to make best use of your primary school pupil premium funding

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.

By Sam Southwell

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Maths activities to use with mixed ability groupings in primary

You’ve read the research, you’ve talked to your colleagues and you know that mixed ability grouping is probably the next step, but how will it work in Maths lessons?

By Jodie Lopez

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Teach First Conference: How to support Pupil Premium kids

I am extremely passionate about working together to end inequality in education and ensuring that a school's Pupil Premium budget is used wisely and for maximum effect.

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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Secrets from a Pupil Premium Award winning school: Pakeman Primary

In 2013 Pakeman Primary School in Holloway, London was named National Primary School of the Year in the Pupil Premium Awards. Read their tips for success in our blog post

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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New Primary School Guide to Pupil Premium

Given that over 50% of the pupils to whom we provide one-to-one maths support are in receipt of pupil premium funding we are heavily invested in ensuring that our intervention makes a difference. But what about the rest? And how do you report on impact when Ofsted comes calling?

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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What does value for money look like at Green Park School?

With the new budget looming along with expected cuts, it is important we still focus on best value when evaluating and meeting the individual needs of our pupils over the next academic year.

By Liz Nightingale, Headteacher

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