NPQ for Leading Primary Mathematics (NPQLPM)

To support teachers familiar with mastery approaches to teach maths effectively in the classroom.

This course is for:

  • teachers and leaders with responsibility for leading maths across a primary key-stage or school, or those who want to have this responsibility
  • teachers familiar with mastery approaches to teaching primary maths, who want to improve leadership skills in this area
  • subject leaders in a school already engaged in the primary Teaching for Mastery programme or similar programme example
Teacher’s should have a secure level of understanding of approaches to mastery teaching for mathematics. This should come through a minimum of 1 year’s participation of the Maths Hubs Teaching for Mastery programme, or a programme equivalent.

This course will:

  • take 12 months to complete
  • involve an average of 1 to 2 hours of study each week
  • be a mix of self-study and group sessions
  • have a written assessment
  • start February 2024
What is the structure of the course?

The course includes the 10 topics below:

1. Developing Primary Mathematics
2. Teaching
3. School Culture
4. How Pupils Learn
5. Subject and Curriculum
6. Classroom Practice
7. Adaptive Teaching
8. Assessment
9. Professional Development
10. Implementation
For more in-depth information on each topic, please read the course framework from the Department of Education>
The course includes:
  • independent study
  • group coaching
  • face-to-face sessions with other participants

You’ll need to spend 1 to 2 hours a week working on this 
NPQ. If you can, you should do this during work hours in career development time.

How much is the programme?

Full funding is available for most teachers and school leaders in state funded settings in England.
For fee-paying participants: £890 payable on enrolment.