Fractions in KS2

Fractions in KS2

Date/Time
Date(s) - 21/05/2024
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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£30 per person

A practical workshop unpicking fractions in KS2.

Fractions can be both fascinating and challenging for students in KS2!

In 2023, 26% of the KS2 SATs were on fractions decimals and percentages. This workshop will deepen your understanding of teaching fractions and equip you with practical strategies to support and extend ALL children’s understanding. We will explore the different stages of understanding and unpick common misconceptions.

This event will take place via Zoom and is suitable for Maths Subject Leaders, Primary Teachers, and Primary Teaching Assistants.

Joe Burbank has over 18 years of experience in primary education and possesses an in-depth understanding of mathematics teaching in the EYFS, KS1, and KS2. He served as the Assistant Head Teacher at Stockham Primary School for 11 years before transitioning to a full-time role as an independent maths consultant. Throughout his career, Joe has held numerous leadership positions, including Acting Headship, School Governor, and Key Stage Leader.

Under Joe’s leadership, pupils of all abilities in each class had access to key mathematical knowledge and concepts at the highest level. They were also able to master any new mathematical knowledge through exercises, tests and teachers’ probing questions and use their embedded knowledge to secure understanding of concepts with great flair when solving mathematical problems.

Joe holds qualifications including the MaST (Maths Specialist Qualification), NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headship), and NCETM (National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics) Professional Development Lead Qualification. He serves as a Local Leader of Maths Education and facilitates workgroups for the BBO, Mobius, and Enigma Maths Hubs. Additionally, Joe provides support to schools across Oxfordshire and beyond, enhancing their maths leadership capacity and provision through activities such as learning walks, team teaching, parent workshops, and whole-school professional development programs.

Accessing the online event

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Please test the link the day before the event to make sure you can connect. If you need help please email info@otsa.org.uk or call 01865 647999 in good time before the event begins. We will be unable to help during the event itself. Please note, if you unsubscribe from Eventbrite before the event takes place you will not receive any further emails from Eventbrite and therefore will not receive the email with the link to the event.

We do not provide refunds if you are unable to access the event due to technical issues that are beyond our control.

Participation in online events

In all cases, at the beginning of the session to confirm your identity please ensure that your camera is on, your username matches the name you registered with and that you register in ‘chat’ with your first name, second name and organisation. This is for security and registration purposes and we may remove, without refunds, participants who have not confirmed their identity as described above.

Our online events aim to be interactive and at times you may be expected to have your camera and microphone on during the session, although usually your microphone should be muted.

We may use ‘Raised Hands’, ‘Reactions’, ‘Chat’, ‘Polls’, shared whiteboards and shared screens during the session. We may also use ‘Breakout Rooms’ to allow you to work in a smaller group.

This event will not be recorded for copyright and privacy reasons.

Payment

Payment is required at the time of booking by credit card, debit card or Paypal. Unless otherwise stated, a ticket gives admission to one person at face-to-face and online events. In the event that you share an online event link with other people who then attend the event, including sharing your screen, or you arrive at a venue without a ticket and we are able to admit you, we will invoice you or your organisation for additional tickets retrospectively.

Refunds

No refunds will be given with less than 30 days notice.

In the event of a refund request, please note that the Eventbrite booking fee of 6.95% plus 0.59p per ticket is not refundable.

To keep our event fees as low as possible, we are not able to issue invoices for payment by cheque or bank transfer and we are not able to reserve places without payment.

We strongly recommend that you take out ‘event ticket insurance’ which may cover the cost of your fee should you be unable to attend the event.

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