Introduction to Core Maths



This session is a short introduction to Core Maths, designed to help senior leaders and teachers to understand the benefits of offering this realtively new qualification as part of their post-16 curriculum.

We will look at an overview of the course and which other post-16 courses it supports, and the range of support available via AMSP and other platforms. We will also consider time and staffing commitments, and alternative structures. There will be opportunities to explore schemes of work, resources, platforms for student/teacher use, recruiting, advertising the offer and time for questions.


  • To provide an opportunity to explore resources available for starting and running Core Maths
  • To discuss ideas for initial implementation and recruitment for Core Maths

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers in schools who are new to delivering Core Maths or considering offering the qualification in the future.


This session will look at the rationale behind offering Core Maths and reveal some of the benefits that will accrue to your students as a consequence of doing so. It will give an overview of the content of Core Maths, provide information on where to find resources and discuss ideas for promoting Core Maths to both students and staff.

Materials and Equipment

This meeting will be held on Zoom. An invitation will be sent to you within 24 hours of event start. Please do not share this link with anyone else.

You are advised to use a headset or headphones with an inline microphone to provide the best sound quality and to prevent audio issues for other users. A laptop with a built-in webcam and microphone may be sufficient if you’re in a quiet area but please take the time to check this before the session.

Discussion will be both via audio and the chat box. Please join with a microphone if possible. Joining with your camera on would be most welcome but, of course, not compulsory.

As part of our safeguarding procedures please note the following: (i) It is important that you log in with the names you used when you registered for the course otherwise you may not be allowed into the room. (ii) You must not pass on any of the registration or Zoom meeting details to anyone else.

Key Facts

Event ref:




Curriculum focus:

Core Maths

Mathematical focus:

Curriculum planning

Event format:

Live Online Professional Development

Event length:

1 hour


East of England


Tue 22nd Mar 2022

Course times:

16:30 - 17:30




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If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Kristin Coldwell
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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