Making Mathematics ‘Add Up’ in Y1 & Y2


Target GroupYr1/Yr 2 Teachers and TAs


20 November 2018
Price: £ 216.00
Venue: Future Inn Cardiff Bay, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 4AU
Time: 8.30 registration for a 9am start
Cost of course £180 plus VAT

Achieving competence in Numeracy

Course Objectives:

  • successfully manage the balance between learning through play while maintaining high standards in basic skills
  • provide more regular opportunities for children to develop and practice their numeracy skills 
  • ensure that the promotion of pupil’s numeracy skills is embedded in everyday teaching and relates to real life
  • plan, organise and assess pupil’s mathematics and numeracy skills effectively ensuring that pupil’s individual needs are met
  • ensure that the pupils with additional learning needs are supported through early identification and intervention
  • map and link the Numeracy Framework with existing contexts
  • surround pupils in a numeracy rich environment and use resources effectively
  • raise standards further through mathematics and numeracy home school links

Course Provider: Cath Delve

Cath Delve has 26 years of teaching experience in three very different primary schools. She has been a senior leader in all three schools, a deputy head teacher in two and an acting head teacher in one. She has provided training and presented to many audiences on a wide range of topics all over Wales. She has been writing and presenting courses for the last 10 years on subjects such as: outdoor learning, pupil voice and well-being, raising the attainment of boys, progression in continuous provision, planning and the curriculum, being an effective Foundation Phase leader, literacy, numeracy, creativity, assessment, raising standards through display, transition, developing the role of the teaching assistant and the exemplary delivery of the Foundation Phase. She is very interested in and has completed a lot of work on, children’s well-being and engagement and how they have an impact on standards and life-long learning.

Some of her initiatives such as ‘Freaky Friday’ and ‘Messy Monday’ have been implemented and used by schools all over Wales and into England.

In addition to working for Collective Learning as a course provider she is also an independent consultant working alongside schools all over Wales providing help, support and guidance on the successful delivery of the Foundation Phase.