Maths Anxiety and Positive Mindset

Welcome to the Pupil and School Support course ‘Maths Anxiety and Positive Mindset‘. This is one of a series of online courses produced to support professionals within schools. There is also an additional activity that class teachers can use to audit and reflect on current practice. The course is aimed at teaching assistants, class teachers and […]

What is Maths Fluency?

Welcome to the Pupil and School Support course ‘What is Maths Fluency?‘. This short course explains what is meant by maths fluency and how it impacts on pupil’s progress in mathematics. The course also gives tips for staff to use within the classroom. The course is aimed at class teachers, teaching assistants and SENCOs. You […]

Support for Memory Difficulties

Welcome to the Pupil and School Support course on ‘Supporting pupils with memory difficulties‘. This short course provides all school staff with an understanding of different types of memory and how memory difficulties can impact on learning. It will explore memory difficulties and offer suggestions to how these difficulties can be supported within the classroom.  […]

Diagnostic Vs Standardised Assessment

Welcome to the Pupil and School Support course on diagnostic and standardised assessments. This short course gives information about the differences between diagnostic and standardised assessments for pupils with learning difficulties. The course aims to give SENCOs an understanding of both types of assessment and identify which is most appropriate. The course is aimed at […]

What is Number Sense?

Welcome to the Pupil and School Support course on ‘number sense’.   This is part of a number of online courses and leaflets produced by PSS to support adults working with pupils in maths lessons from Foundation Stage all the way up to Key Stage 4.  During this course we will consider: ✔ what ‘number sense’ […]

Screening for SLCN

Welcome to the Pupil and School Support course on Screening for Speech, Language & Communication Needs. This short course explains what it means to ‘screen’ for speech, language and communications needs (or SLCN). During this course, you will learn about the following: Reasons why correct identification of SLCN is important, and relevant to all settings. […]