Abacus Full-Day Course(ISBN 9781447904786)

Provider: Pearson Primary UK
£850.00 + VAT Taken in one day
£950.00 + VAT Taken over two half-days

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Description An in-depth, hands-on course for schools using the Abacus primary maths toolkit and tailored to reflect your school’s subscription. Refresher courses are also available.
Duration Full-day (can also be taken as two half-days, see website for details)

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Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

An in-depth, hands-on course for schools using the Abacus primary maths toolkit and tailored to reflect your school’s subscription.

This course is an essential element in the first year subscription for all schools implementing Abacus for the first time. It covers the same content as the Abacus 2x Half Day course to ensure you get the very best from your Abacus subscription.

With a strong focus on the pedagogy of the new primary maths curriculum and plenty of hands-on demonstrations and opportunities to explore the resources, you will gain an in-depth understanding of how to embed Abacus in your school, how to engage all your children and how to help them make progress in their learning.

Who is it for?

This course is for all staff in schools adopting the Abacus programme - school leaders, maths coordinators and teachers. It is for schools subscribing to Abacus for the first time and will also be beneficial to those transitioning from Abacus Evolve.

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Learning outcomes

This course is your complete guide to the Abacus teaching and learning cycle. It includes plenty of opportunity to explore the planning tools, teaching resources, textbooks and workbooks, online pupil world and assessment and reporting tools and will give all of your staff the confidence and enthusiasm to make the most of your Abacus subscription.

It will ensure all your staff:

  • gain a strong understanding of the new curriculum for maths in England and where the emphasis now lies
  • develop confidence in the new curriculum and their ability to teach using Abacus
  • know the progression of skills children need to master as part of the new primary maths curriculum
  • know how to use Abacus to ensure they have a sound foundation in the prerequisites for each new maths strategy 
  • know how to use the Abacus teacher toolkit to plan, teach and engage learners and assess their progress
  • know how to use the Abacus online pupil world to support learners in the classroom and at home
  • have the opportunity to consider your calculation policy and how you can use and adapt Abacus to suit your school have the opportunity to discuss and make decisions on implementation.

Good to know

This course can also be delivered as two half day sessions as the Abacus 2x Half Day Course. A version of the course is also available for users in Wales.

Refresher Courses

Refresher courses are also available. Please contact your local consultant for details.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.