Working with Schools
"We have been really impressed with the service MathsMakers provides. We really appreciate how flexible they are in adapting programmes to suit our needs and those of our students."
Emily Wright, Maths Intervention Coordinator - Rooks Heath School, 2021/22
“MathsMakers have been outstanding in supporting our students, especially post-Covid. Students and staff at the school all speak highly of MathsMakers.”
Stuart Preston, Head of Maths - Nower Hill High School, 2021/22
Intervention for students in years 6-11
Helping Year 6 students get secure before moving to Key Stage 3
Helping Year 7s navigate transition
Helping Year 8 and 9 students stay focused and gain momentum
Helping GCSE students master topics and feel ready for their exams
Narrowing the Attainment Gap
A core objective of schools is to narrow the gap in progress and attainment among their students.
The challenge is to deliver targeted support with limited resources and provide high quality, personalised help for students so they can achieve their potential.
MathsMakers is dedicated to supporting schools in the Greater London area through our online and in-person intervention programmes.
We engage students through varied and differentiated activities to help them get 'unstuck' in maths.
Tailored Intervention Programmes
MathsMakers works in partnership with schools. We tailor our programmes to each school’s requirements.
Schools identify the topics where students need the most help. Our schemes of work are agreed in consultation with each school’s maths department. Our objective is to help students become secure in core knowledge and skills. For schools that follow a maths mastery approach, we adapt our schemes accordingly.
For students approaching GCSE exams, our programmes include a lot of practice on exam-style questions. Students are supported as they work through past-exam papers and predicted papers.
Particular attention is given to developing student’s problem-solving skills. We support them in developing strategies and skills for working through multi-step worded questions and applications.
MathsMakers uses resources that are trusted by schools, including materials from BBC Bitesize, Corbettmaths, Mathsbox, Maths Made Easy, NRICH, NCETM, and White Rose Maths.
Targeting students who need extra help
MathsMakers takes pride in working with children and young people from disadvantaged families. Our objective is to offer additional support to students who might not have ready access to that support outside of school.
MathsMakers works with students who are achieving below their potential. Some are significantly behind National Curriculum expectations. Some are on Free School Meals, have English as an additional language, or have mild learning difficulties. Many have low confidence in their maths abilities and need encouragement and support.
Upon completion of their programme, MathsMakers expects students to make measurable progress on agreed learning targets.