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Ofsted’s new focus on curriculum planning and curriculum design did not take Jon Hutchinson and his colleagues at Reach Academy by surprise. They’ve […]
Differentiation and differentiation strategies, of all the teaching approaches we use as primary school subject leaders and teachers to raise up our pupils […]
Ask any educator and they will tell you that teaching primary maths is not an easy thing to do, and for many maths […]
The start of a new school year is always a time for reflection and reboot. Over the summer here at Third Space Learning […]
Take a look at our 3-phase SATs revision plan.
Straightforward advice and techniques to help you make sense of the EEF report
Why you should support Year 5 to catch up in Maths before Year 6 and SATs (and how to do it on a budget)
Find out what a keep up not catch up KS2 Maths intervention approach actually looks like
How we approach KS2 diagnostic assessment: When to test & what to do next
A summary of the EEF Putting Evidence to Work Report: essential guidance for primary school leaders
Primary Head Clare Sealy had always been sceptical about our 1-to-1 Maths intervention, until now...
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Every child deserves a good education. Here's how to make sure they get it: EEF Maths Report Summary
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Our Maths experts share insights and tips from teaching 70,000 KS2 Maths SATs Intervention lessons
How to manage TAs for vibrant coordinated partnerships that help Primary pupils progress effectively
Our design team travels to La Salle Education's CPD event to learn more about teaching for mastery
Year 6 teachers to feel the most pressure for SATs, but this needs to change
How to ensure you're making the most effective use of Pupil Premium for your disadvantaged pupils
A review of Third Space Learning's 1-to-1 KS2 Maths intervention from Assistant Head, Pete Richardson
How to choose the best Maths interventions for your primary school - from hundreds of school leaders
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.
Read how Primary School was named National Primary School of the Year in the Pupil Premium Award
Last week, the MMSA wrote an open letter outlining their concerns with the Year 7 ‘progress check’
“Are we bottom set?” is a question that every teacher has heard and is usually followed by other questions such as “how do I move up a set?” and “why is this group so small?”
Find out how we measure the impact of our 1-to-1 Maths intervention, from feedback to the raw data
How to support challenging boys in Maths in your primary school - advice from our in-house teachers
Includes 2 Arithmetic papers, 4 reasoning papers, answers, mark scheme and content domain.
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