Secondary Mastery Professional Development

Materials that will assist you in your professional development and support you in teaching for mastery with confidence

Secondary Mastery Professional Development

These materials offer a ‘fine-grained’ description of the key themes and big ideas of the national curriculum by detailing:

  • six broad mathematical themes
  • a number of core concepts within each theme
  • a set of ‘knowledge, skills and understanding’ statements within each core concept
  • a collection of focused key ideas within each statement of knowledge, skills and understanding.

Before starting with the materials, make sure you explore the resources designed to show them in action. There is also guidance for using the representations shown in the materials.

Materials and guidance

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Operating on number

Theme 2 comprises two interconnected core concepts, each of which covers a set of ‘knowledge, skills and understanding’ statements.

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Multiplicative reasoning

Theme 3 comprises two interconnected core concepts, each of which covers a set of ‘knowledge, skills and understanding’ statements.

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Sequences and graphs

Theme 4 comprises two interconnected core concepts, each of which covers a set of ‘knowledge, skills and understanding’ statements.

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Statistics and probability

Theme 5 comprises three interconnected core concepts, each of which covers a set of ‘knowledge, skills and understanding’ statements.

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Geometry

Theme 6 comprises four interconnected core concepts, each of which covers a set of ‘knowledge, skills and understanding’ statements.

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