Goal-free Problems in Mixed Attainment Classes

The vast majority of Secondary schools teach mathematics in setted groups, usually based on prior attainment. Often these sets are decided at the very start of Year 7. Decisions about […]

White Rose Maths Exhibits at GESS Dubai

What is GESS Dubai? This February I had the pleasure of attending the GESS Dubai Exhibition for the second time, but my first as an exhibitor. I was accompanied by […]

Year 1 Assessments – the next step!

At the end of March, White Rose Maths announced that we would be discontinuing our Year 1 mini assessments. Within our announcement, we explained the reasons for doing this. Our […]

Facing Maths Anxiety

Do any of these sound familiar? 40% of students are anxious about maths at least ‘sometimes’, with 10% of primary and secondary school children being likely to experience high levels […]

See the Magic Happen… with Power Maths!

“Power Maths – it’s every teacher’s dream!” A Maths Lead’s reflections on Pearson’s new programme – Part 1 Mostaque Kamaly joint Maths Lead at Hague Primary School in Bethnal Green […]

Mind Your Language

Think about this question: ‘Express 75 as a product of its prime factors’. Many students are unable to answer questions like this in a test situation, despite having successfully performed […]