Mathematical Methods (Code: C1477)

This course is designed to explore a range of approaches and alternative methods; focusing on the nine basic skills of maths that underpin everything else – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals,  percentages, scale and ratio. The core principle at the heart is to explore ‘any valid mathematical method’ that will gain marks in exams.  

Pricing options

Prices start from £400 for an inhouse group booking for one CPD module such as this course. Discounts are available for packages of modules - contact us for details.


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Who is this for?

This course is for teachers and other practitioners delivering GCSE maths and Functional Skills maths in the Further Education and Training sector. It may also be of interest to staff who are teaching T levels with a substantial mathematical component.

Training aim

The course is designed to model a range of approaches including some concrete, pictorial and abstract methods such as arrow diagrams, bar models and ratio tables and help you to build your mathematical toolbox with a range of methods that will help to reach almost every learner and sort out the basics.


  • Consider the DfE statement ‘any valid mathematical method’ whilst thinking of questions posed by teachers and answers to the common questions asked about ‘alternative methods’  
  • Engage with research around a range of alternative methods  
  • Experience and apply a range of methods to practical examples  


2 hours

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