Maths PGCE 11-18

This GUTP course prepares trainees to teach a variety of Maths courses, including: GCE Maths AS/A2 level, GCSE Maths, and maths at KS3.  There are subject knowledge enhancement courses available for Maths for those looking to consolidate their Maths knowledge. The course is carefully tailored to meet the Teachers’ Standards and includes training on:

  • The Maths curriculum
  • Lesson planning and teaching strategies
  • Assessment strategies
  • Positive Behaviour Management
  • Ensuring pupil progress
  • Applying assessment criteria in Maths
  • Teaching and learning in mathematics
  • Literacy in mathematics
  • Dealing with misconceptions
  • Class Diversity
  • Data Handling

Training for each subject is undertaken through a number of twilight sessions and subject training days held in the various schools throughout the academic year during the working week.

Support during the course:

The Maths PGCE is co-ordinated and managed by an experienced teacher of Maths in one of our partner schools ensuring that your training is up-to-date and relevant to schools. This ensures you the best start in your teaching career. You will have a dedicated School Based Tutor on both your school placements and a dedicated link Director. These key staff are there to support and guide you through the course and into your NQT year.

Entry Requirements:

Potential Associate Teachers must possess a relevant degree and grade C, or above, in Maths and English at GCSE (this would equate to a grade 4 or above for the new GCSE). Relevant experience may also be considered.

Pre-course reading:

Exam boards used by the schools in which Associate Teachers train include AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC. Click on the links below to access these sites.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like further information.

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Contact Information

The Grand Union Teacher Training Partnership

c/o Sponne School

Brackley Road

Towcester

Northamptonshire

NN12 6DJ

Tel: 01327 350284 ext 253

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