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Unformatted text preview: © Crown copyright 2008 Subject Leaders’ Development Meeting Mathematics March 2009 Crown copyright 2008 Objectives • To consider the recent developments in secondary mathematics • To become familiar with the revised APP materials and consider their place within new assessment arrangements for KS3 Slide 1.1 Crown copyright 2008 Programme Session 1 News and Update for KS3 and 4 Lead Professionals Update SLN website Dave Miller - Mathematics Development Programme for Teachers OfSted Report - Mathematics: understanding the score Session 2 Assessing pupil Progress – an introduction Session 3 &4 Modelling the APP process to make reliable judgements of attainment Next Steps Crown copyright 2008 Session 1 • Secondary developments • Functional skills news • 1-1 tuition • Lead Professionals Update • Website Update • Dave Miller – Mathematics Development Programme for Teachers • OfSted report (revisited!) Crown copyright 2008 KS3 Update Schools and LAs will not now be required to set the following statutory targets for 2010 – The proportion of pupils achieving level 5+ in both English and mathematics – The proportion of pupils making 2 levels progress in maths Key Stage 2-3 – The proportion of pupils making 2 levels progress in maths Key Stage 3-4 Crown copyright 2008 KS3 Update • The introduction of a new target in 2011 (set in September 2009) for progress from KS2 to KS4 places a premium on securing good systems for tracking pupils’ progress through KS3, and for making good use of data to inform target setting in 2009 for the year 10 cohort. Will we be looking at 3 or 4 levels of progress from KS2 – 4? Crown copyright 2008 KS3 Update Sue Hackman – 13 th January 2009 Crown copyright 2008 Functional Skills Update • Functional skills (FS) at L1 is part of the revised National Curriculum for current Y7 pupils • Current Y8 pupils will experience the ‘grade C, level 2 hurdle’ • Pupils starting diplomas in September 08 or 09, need a pass in all 3 FS subjects at the appropriate level Crown copyright 2008 GCSE 2 Maths piloted as 'twinned' GCSEs • Maths will remain available as a single, self-contained GCSE course, • Also available will be an extra choice of taking a separate double maths course, worth two GCSEs. This would have to be taken as whole subject - rather than two separate halves • Piloting will start September 2010 - with more possibly joining in from 2015. • "twinned maths" will examine "mathematics in everyday contexts including financial applications" and "problem solving within mathematics". (DCSF) • "accessible to students who have a good grasp of the basics and want to learn more". “Twinned” GCSE Crown copyright 2008 1 - 1 Tuition Ensuring the right support is in place for all children, regardless of class or social background is important in closing the attainment gap. For those who can afford it, individual tuition has always been the preferred method of additional support for pupils not achieving their potential. Crown copyright 2008...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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