Early Years Professional Development

Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics - Early Years Teachers Programme

Early Years teachers can choose from one of our two training programmes to develop their knowledge of teaching mathematics to Reception children. The training programme runs over 4 days.

Choose a pathway

Pathway 1
Spatial Reasoning
Shape, space and measure

Maths modules

Importance of pattern, sets and sorting
Comparison within spatial reasoning
Shape and space

Pedagogy modules

Teaching maths through stories, songs and rhymes
Understanding children’s gestures in maths
The mathematical learning environment

Pathway 2
Number Patterns and Structure

Maths modules

Counting, cardinality and subitising
Comparison within the number system
Composition of numbers

Pedagogy modules

Maths in classroom routines
Mathematical thinking in games
Mathematical mark making and graphics