Medium and long-term maths planning (primary)
Find out when to use medium and long-term plans, and see examples and resources for planning your maths curriculum.
Developing medium and long-term plans
This section is based on advice from one of our associate education experts, Charlotte Raby.
What's the difference between a long and medium-term maths plan?
A long-term maths plan is a broad document that can be used to make more specific medium-term plans.
|Long-term plans should:||Medium-term plans should:|
|Span a long period of time, such as a Key Stage or the whole of primary school||Cover a shorter time period, such as half a term|
|Show the topics that will be covered||Include the details of topics such as resources and activities|
|Include overarching goals||Include the intended outcomes of topics, activities and assessment|
|Set out when assessments will take place||Explain the specifics of assessments|
|Not change much because its overarching goals and content are consistent||Be flexible to changes to pupils' needs and resources|
You don't need to prepare special planning documents for