Project ID - TIS000983
Maths Maniacs Tackling underachievement in numeracy

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Project offered at

Hollybank Primary School
BT37 0HF


Lynsey Brett

Student Skills

Jessica McElhone (she has already contacted the school)

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Greater confidence in maths Increased awareness of targets and levelled outcomes Improved effiency in problem solving

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Tutor will be more familiar with pupil levels Will be able to interact with pupils at the school Increased awareness of key stage 2 requirements Good experience of working within a school setting

Extra Information

Children will be identified through cognitive and diagnostic testing. Underachieving children will then get one to one support. The target group will be upper key stage 2.

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