Statistics at the KS2-3 Transition: What it means (and doesn't mean) to an 11-year-old.

Alison Hopper and Lynne Greenwood

10:15-11:15, Friday 1 July

Session description

In this session we will explore how we can use real data to make this area of maths meaningful for pupils as they move from KS2 to KS3 and how we can use statistics as a vehicle for consolidating and securing other aspects of the maths curriculum.

Interests: KS2 to KS3 transition

About the speakers

Alison has been involved in primary education in various roles for around 20 years. As a class teacher and senior teacher, she led maths, assessment and music in a number of schools. For many years, she was a Primary Strategy Mathematics Consultant in Surrey and also spent two years lecturing at The University of Brighton on their ITT courses in maths. The combination of these roles allowed her to explore how children learn and how teachers teach from many perspectives. In her role as Primary Maths Specialist for MEI, her particular focus is on Key Stage 2 to 3 transition, and she also works as an associate with the NCETM on programmes supporting teaching for mastery.

Lynne started her teaching career in West Sussex more than 20 years ago and has been involved in a number of different roles from class teacher, music and maths subject leader, Early Years lead and deputy head. She became a National Numeracy Consultant for the London Borough of Greenwich before taking on the role as Primary Consultant for mathematics for Surrey. More recently she has been lecturing at the University of Brighton, teaching on a number of different ITT routes where she completer her Masters in Education.

Lynne is currently a freelance primary maths consultant, still involved as a University Placement tutor for the University of Brighton as well as a Work Group Lead for the North East Hampshire and Surrey Maths Hub. She is excited to be working with MEI as an associate.