Join us for a jam-packed Saturday brunch, including 16 different workshops, keynote presentation from Dr Debbie Morgan CBE, bonus pre-recorded content and much more!
We’re so excited to announce our new, online, primary CPD!
Our Primary Maths Brunch will run from 10am – 2.30pm on Saturday 6th February, featuring fun, bitesize, engaging sessions.
This inspiring virtual gathering is perfect for any member of staff that works with children aged 4 to 11, including teaching assistants, classroom teachers and senior leaders.
You will enjoy getting involved in a variety of creative and thought-provoking workshops which will be led by a range of experienced maths specialists as well as listening to key messages from Dr Debbie Morgan CBE (Director for Primary Mathematics, National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics).
You’re sure to leave the virtual brunch feeling motivated and inspired to try some of the ideas shared in your own classroom!
- 16 different workshops, including a full day of Early Years content, plus a Mixed Age session!
- Keynote presentation from Dr Debbie Morgan CBE.
- Pre-recorded videos on our Free Resources, Premium Resources, Schemes of Learning and CPD.
- Headteacher feature: advice, hints and tips specifically for leaders.
- Bonus workshops from our event sponsors.
- Free TTRockstars competition
- Virtual goody bag.
- Plus … all sessions will be recorded, so you can catch-up on demand whenever you like!
Please note: All workshops will be selected on the day.
See full workshop details here.
Dr Debbie Morgan CBE
Debbie Morgan holds a national role as Director of Primary Mathematics at the National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics. She has previous experience as a Primary teacher, Headteacher, Mathematics Advisor and Senior University Lecturer in Mathematics Education. Her current responsibilities include providing advice and expertise to the Department for Education regarding the development and implementation of mathematics policy across England.
She has been the mathematics consultant on the BAFTA award winning BBC programme ‘Numberblocks’ since its creation and regularly receives requests to speak at conferences across the country. In 2020 Debbie was awarded a CBE for services to education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Dr Sue Gifford
Dr Sue Gifford, recently of the University of Roehampton, works as a mathematics consultant with practitioners and various bodies including NCETM, DfE and NRICH. Previously a London primary teacher, she has researched early years maths and children with maths difficulties.
She is the author of Teaching mathematics 3 to 5: developing learning in the Foundation Stage and co-author of Making Numbers: using manipulatives to teach arithmetic. Her current interests include the development of pattern and spatial awareness with young children.
Bruno followed his dream of becoming a maths teacher by joining Teach First. At the age of 28, he and a small group of friends opened a secondary school in London which went on to become the highest performing school in England in 2016.
Now he runs a successful maths app boutique, where a typical day comprises 70% customer services, 20% product development and 10% school pick-up/drop-off. He sits on expert panels at the DfE, Ofsted and AQA, and openly yearns to be in the classroom again.
Dr Jenni Back
Dr Jenni Back has worked on research and development projects in primary mathematics for a number of key organisations in the field including NRICH, NCETM, CIMT at Plymouth University and Middlesex University.
Her most recent work has been with Dr Sue Gifford and Professor Rose Griffiths on two Nuffield Funded projects. The first of these focused on using manipulatives in developing the foundations of arithmetic with young children and the second currently in progress is looking at using practical tasks to teach fractions and decimals. She is passionate about helping children to make sense of and enjoy mathematics.
Amy has provided workshops and training sessions to schools and staff in Egypt, Cyprus, Canada, Scotland, England, The Netherlands and Australia. A Canadian who moved to the UK to pursue her dream of spreading the word globally on using the rekenrek, she has been a Primary teacher for 17 years in Canada as well as at an International school in the Netherlands. She has a Masters degree in Education and has taught Bachelor of Education maths courses at Acadia University.
Interested in becoming a Maths Brunch sponsor? Download our event sponsorship pack here.