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Primary maths subject knowledge enhancement course

We offer online Primary Mathematics subject knowledge enhancement courses.

Distance learning (online) courses

To be eligible to undertake an online course:

  • you must have an offer of a place on a PGCE Teacher Training Programme with the SKE course a condition of that offer
  • you must not have attended any Department for Education (DFE) funded SKE courses previously
  • your teacher training course must match your SKE subject.

This eight-week primary maths subject knowledge enhancement is brand new and gives candidates the opportunity to study core topics with the option of also enjoying content pitched at KS3 and GCSE.

Core content is assessed with KS3 and GCSE content optional.

Core module topics

You will cover:

  • Early Number Sense
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions part 1
  • Time
  • Geometry – Properties of Shape
  • Algebra
  • Mental Methods
  • Times Tables
  • Fractions part 2
  • Measures and Measurement
  • Statistics.

Optional KS3 module topics

Topics include:

  • KS2 Mathematics
  • Starting KS3 Mathematics
  • Moving from KS3 to KS4 Mathematics
  • A selection of Virtual Lessons in Mathematics.

Optional GCSE Module topics

You will cover:

  • Basics of Number
  • Indices, Roots and Surds
  • Compound Measures
  • Algebra
  • Algebra – Linear Equations
  • Algebra – Quadratic equations
  • Algebra – Simultaneous equations
  • Sequences
  • Graphing
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Geometry of 2D and 3D Shapes
  • Pythagoras and Trigonometry
  • Percentages
  • Angles
  • Constructions
  • Perimeter, area and volume
  • Vectors
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Continuous and Bivariate data.

Apply for the eight-week course

 Please note: self-funded places are also available.