Dorset Core Maths Support

Posted on November 23, 2016

Jo Denton has recently been appointed as the new Core Maths Lead for Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole schools and colleges. She is a Lead Practitioner for Mathematics at Queen Elizabeth’s School in Wimborne and works one day a week for the Core Maths Support Programme (CMSP).

This is an opportunity for schools to access some free support and training.

The following support is on offer:
• Meeting with Heads of Maths/ key stage 5 Coordinators/Line Managers to discuss the benefits of Core Maths, the qualifications available from the various exam boards and possible curriculum models.
• Meeting with (prospective) Core Maths teachers to plan schemes of learning and access the wealth of resources available.
• In school training for staff on being competent and confident to teach Core Maths.
• Training at Queen Elizabeth’s School where you can watch a Core Maths lesson, speak to Core Maths students and discuss the lesson and other Core Maths activities afterwards. The first of this training will take place from 9.30am – 1pm on Wednesday 18th January.
• Southwest Regional support meeting in March and June (dates tbc).

For more information please email Jo Denton,