School Improvement & Development Conference 2023: Book your early-bird place

Mastery in Maths in the Early Years: Using Mastery Principles to Develop Mathematical Understanding

Many schools now lean towards mastery-style curriculums to support the development of conceptual understanding and procedural fluency. For greatest impact, this development needs to begin in the early years if children are to master mathematical concepts and gain deep understanding. This course will ensure you have all the tools to develop a curriculum of high expectations and high achievement.

  • TT Education’s ‘mastery cycle’
  • Explore the early years maths curriculum from a mastery point of view
  • Give you practical examples of mastery approaches to the teaching of maths in the early years
1 hour
£99 + VAT
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About this course

The importance of a deep understanding of early mathematics cannot be underestimated. Children need the opportunity to explore concepts and ideas through engaging activities to support this understanding.

This short course will:

  • Look at the concept of variation to support a deep understanding
  • Explain how concrete resources and pictorial representations can be used to support children’s development
  • Explore the importance of language in maths


This course is appropriate for EYFS.

  • Early years practitioners
  • Early years leads
  • Staff new to the early years


If there are no livestream dates currently planned, please contact us on 01206 625 626 or email us at and we will work with you to find a suitable date.

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

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This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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