R.A.G. Update

2021-03-08T19:27:24+00:00January 7th, 2019|Blog, Resources|

This post is intended to be used for us to signpost people to a "sort of" set of instructions on how to access and generate the R.A.G. paper functionality that we've developed - an overview is also available on the R.A.G. tab at the top of this webpage. Essentially, the [...]

Ofqual consultation PART 1

2021-01-17T00:57:18+00:00January 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|

EDIT: Sorry for the length … I got a little carried away and have cut this into 2 blog posts! I’ve now been mulling this over for 24 hours as I didn’t want to blog about the consultation released by Ofqual on Friday afternoon in the heat of the moment. [...]

Its Merry Christmas from him … and me too!

2020-12-15T12:34:36+00:00December 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

If you don't follow Graham Cummings personal Twitter account (@MathsNot) you need to! Graham is genuinely one of the nicest blokes I know - he will freely share his expertise and I know how much the maths community welcome his insight and dare I say it ... his humour. Over [...]

The worst boy band ever??

2020-09-06T20:04:18+01:00August 28th, 2020|Blog|

So today marks a massive achievement for us at JustMaths and the Kanga Boys (Kangaroo Maths = Steve Lomax and Matt Nixon) … we took delivery of the first edition of the Ready? Set? Go! The Crossover "thing". I have written about the ideas behind it here and also how [...]

ITT Support …. Session 2

2020-05-05T10:21:21+01:00May 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Yesterday we finished the last of our initial series of free online support sessions for NQTs/ITTs. This was a series of 2 sessions … a sort of getting ready to teach the new GCSE. I've written about it in more detail on this post ... so this post is just [...]

ITT Support …. Session 1

2020-04-28T09:14:56+01:00April 28th, 2020|AQA, Blog, DFE, Ofqual|

Morning! Just a quick post to share some resources  …  following the realisation that ITT students were not going to be able to finish their final teaching placement a few weeks ago, I put out a tweet. I'd been thinking about how nervous most teachers get after just six weeks [...]

It wasn’t meant to be like this …

2020-03-22T12:22:57+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

This week was one of the hardest weeks of teaching I have known. I know I am not alone and every single person, regardless of your job title who works in schools or elsewhere has been affected. You don't need me to tell you the reasons behind it. The week [...]

May be of use …

2020-03-15T23:00:44+00:00March 15th, 2020|Blog, Edexcel, Resources, Teaching|

We are facing uncertain times - if you do nothing else tomorrow at work tell your headteacher that they are appreciated - for some (most!) of them this week will have been amongst some of the toughest times they will have faced and it doesn't look like it will get [...]