Mastery Maths in KS2

Ramblings of a Teacher

Around this time last year I started reading about the work of the Ark group and Mathematics Mastery. So it was that as I moved to KS2 in September, I set about leading my year team – and an adjoining one – on a mastery maths journey. We’ve not reached the end-point yet, but it seems to be a hot topic at the moment, and following on from Bruno Reddy’s great blog about how he’d tackled mastery maths at Secondary, I thought it would be worth sharing what we’d done in KS2.

My initial thinking was led by what I’d read about the Ark scheme, and then built on by what I read in Dan Willingham’s excellent “Why don’t students like school?” about how children learn. It was soon put into context by my early experience in KS2. Having moved from KS3 I had previously taught maths sets; now…

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1 Response to Mastery Maths in KS2

  1. Nick Hart says:

    Thanks for this Michael. I’m working on the same project – overviews for year groups with the same goals you have. I too started with the maths mastery example overview. My thinking has led me towards a slightly different version of yours. Would be great to collaborate…

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