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Follow our 5-step guide to find out how you can raise attainment in maths across your school. Know what good practice looks like and use it on a whole-school or teacher level.

Step-by-step guide to raising attainment

As a subject leader, you need to have a clear overview of how:

  • Effectively your teachers deliver maths lessons
  • Consistent they are in their approach  

This is so you can find any gaps in how your school teaches maths, develop your provision and raise overall attainment.

To do this, follow our 5-step guide. 

Step 1. Audit your maths curriculum provision 

Scrutinise your curriculum plan – including what you intend to teach, why and when – to help you spot weaknesses in your provision.

Use our curriculum intent: audit tool to help you do this. 

Step 2. Talk and listen to your teachers

Start by looking at your maths policy, as this will outline how you expect maths to be taught across your school and what pupils should learn.

Look at some examples of maths and numeracy policies from a

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