M4ths of the Day: Using Physical Activity to Raise Attitudes and Attainment in Mathematics

  • No Forthcoming Dates
  • Maths, PE
  • Full
  • Early Years, Primary
  • Leadership, Curriculum

What is Maths of the Day? https://www.mathsoftheday.org.uk/

Maths of the Day (MOTD) is an innovative and creative online resource providing lesson plans for “Active Maths’. The aim is to help raise children’s achievement and improve attitudes to maths through fun, exciting and engaging active sessions. Packed with over 1000 ready -made lesson plans, the programme is linked to the Maths Curriculum and dedicated to ‘Active Learning’


  • Raises attitudes towards maths

  • Raises attainment in maths

  • Increases levels of physical activity

  • Contributes to social and emotional development

Praised by Ofsted, Headteachers, Inspectors and Consultants, MOTD really is the ‘must have’ resource for primary schools across the country!

Course description

The course looks at the research, rationale and benefits of ‘active learning’ and gives teachers practical ideas on how to implement ‘Active Maths’ in to the curriculum.

Delegates will be introduced to the highly acclaimed and praised resource ‘Maths of the Day’ – a website that provides teachers and teaching assistants with over 1000 lesson plans on how to deliver ‘active maths’.

The resource is used in schools across the UK and internationally and is having a huge impact on attitudes to maths, attainment in maths, levels of physical activity and whole child development.

Who is the course for?

  • Maths leaders/PE leaders/HT’s/SLT

  • Any teacher concerned/interested in raising standards in maths / increasing levels of physical activity

“As a result of Maths of the Day, attainment in maths – and children’s enjoyment of maths – is improving” Ofsted

DATE AND TIME: 4th February 2019, 9.30am - 12.30pm


TUTOR: Jon Smedley

  • Please note: This course is not appropriate for Teaching Assistants or PE coaches/ outside agencies working within schools

Free for PLP schools

Non PLP schools: £50 per person

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