Primary Teacher Conference Programme

MATHS: Turn your pupils into fluent maths thinkers

9.00 – 9.30 Registration
9.30 – 9.40 Introduction and Welcome

9.40 – 10.15 Opening Keynote
Helen Williams, Mathematics Mastery

10.15 – 10.50 Sprechen Sie Mathematik? But how fluent?
Ralph Manning, Visiting Fellow, University of East Anglia

10.50 – 11.15 Refreshments

11.15 – 12.00 Breakout sessions 1

Maths 1: A Mastery teaching approach - What does it look and sound like?
Donna Johnson, Richard Dunne Maths Training
Maths 2: Exploring mathematical fluency
Ralph Manning, Visiting Fellow, University of East Anglia

12.00 – 12.45 Breakout sessions 2

Maths 4: Embedding Problem Solving and Reasoning into everyday maths learning
Sarah-Anne Fernandes, Mathematics Consultant, SolveMaths Ltd

Maths 5: NCETM Shanghai Maths Project
Sally Barker, The Wroxham School

Maths 6: A Mastery approach - practitioner session
Kerry Dalton, Roecliffe Primary School

12.30 – 1.30 Lunch for day delegates

ENGLISH: Become confident and creative in teaching grammar

1.00 – 1.30 Registration
1.30 – 1.40 Introduction and Welcome

1.40 – 2.15 Opening Keynote: Teaching Grammar Effectively: Principles and practicalities for a whole school policy
David Reedy, UKLA

2.15 – 2.45 Key changes, what’s new and what to expect with the new tests
Shareen Mayers, Sutton Council

2.45 – 3.00 Refreshments

3.00 – 3.45 Breakout sessions 1

Grammar 1: Tips and practical strategies to improve grammar in Key Stage 2 
Shareen Mayers, Sutton Council

Grammar 2: Teach Grammar in context to improve writing for Key Stage 1
Kathryn Joy, Barnet LA

Grammar 3: Grappling with grammar
Rachel Clarke, Primary English Consultancy

3.45 – 4.30 Breakout sessions

Grammar 4: Brush up on your own grammar
Dr Ellen Smith, University College London

Grammar 5: Strategies to embed grammar in writing and the wider curriculum
Steve Davy, The Wroxham School

Grammar 6: Clarifying Commas - Understanding where and why to use commas for sense and good writing
Nicola Bloom, Learning and Literacy Consultant

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