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

Meaningful Maths: Developing Lesson Design

Just when you think you’ve finally got your head around lesson planning and the new curriculum someone decides that there is a better way to do things. Changing your approach to maths lessons and everything that entails can, at times, seem overwhelming especially when you are trying to include all the different mastery elements that make maths lessons effective. So how do you do it? How do you design an effective lesson? This INSET will:

  • Explore the importance of careful lesson design
  • Consider different lesson elements
  • Look at ways of effectively implementing changes to your lesson design

About this INSET

Part of the journey towards teaching for mastery in maths is developing lesson design. Effective lesson design is vital in ensuring that lesson time is used to the best effect to facilitate pupils make progress, develop skills and master mathematical concepts. There are many considerations when plotting out lesson design so this training will:

  • Provide you with practical examples for effective lesson design
  • Provide examples of planning strategies to support effective lesson design
  • Support you in driving up standards in maths teaching and learning


This INSET is appropriate for primary schools.

  • Class teachers and assistants (all years)
  • Maths leads
  • Key stage leaders
  • Senior leaders

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