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Overcoming barriers in mathematics – Helping children move from level 1 to level 2

Publication date:
Jan 2009
Education adviser, Headteacher, Inclusion staff, Lead intervention teacher, National Strategies consultant, Senior leadership team (SLT), Subject leader, Teacher
Assessment resources, Continuing professional development (CPD), Guidance, Leadership, Management resources, Planning resources, Progression, Training materials, Initial teacher training (ITT), Teaching and learning
Booklet, Key document, Key resource


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Booklet providing support and guidance on progression in mathematics across two levels with suggestions on how to use the Overcoming barriers CD-based resource.

These materials are structured around the strands and so link to the Blocks and Units in the Framework. They provide guidance on undertaking an initial identification of the barriers in mathematics that slow pupils' progress and limit their attainment. They include support for planning and teaching to help pupils to overcome the identified barriers, to re-assess their learning, and to enable pupils to recognize the progress they have made.

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