Sustained professional development programmes

The AMSP offers a suite of sustained professional development courses, covering a range of subject content and teaching practice for A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics. Below is a summary of these courses.

Teaching A level Mathematics (TAM)

This course is designed to support the development of teaching skills and subject knowledge of teachers new to teaching AS/A level Mathematics.

Course start

November

Course length

8 months

Study days

6

School visits for formative lesson observation

1

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

£600

Subsidy

£1000

Priority Area Subsidy

£1200

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Pedagogy for A level Mathematics (PALM)

This online course is designed for teachers new to teaching A level Mathematics who have secure subject knowledge and are looking to develop their pedagogy for teaching AS/A level Mathematics.

Course start

October and January

Course length

6 months

Dedicated course tutor

Live and recorded online sessions

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools; £300 otherwise

Priority Area Subsidy

£500

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Teaching Further Mathematics

This course aims to support your teaching of AS/A level Further Mathematics.

TFM1

TFM1 covers at least the pure material common to all AS level Further Mathematics specifications.

Course start

January and July

Course length

6 months

Study days

2

Live and recorded online sessions

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools; £300 otherwise

Priority Area Subsidy

£500 (2x£250)

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TFM2

TFM2 covers at least the pure material common to all A level Further Mathematics specifications.

Course start

February

Course length

6 months

Study days

2

Live and recorded online sessions

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools; £300 otherwise

Priority Area Subsidy

£500 (2x£250)

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Teaching Mechanics

Our Teaching Mechanics courses aim to support you in mastering mechanics principles and developing teaching approaches.

TM1

TM1 covers the mechanics content from all major specifications for AS/A level Mathematics.

Course start

January and September

Course length

6 months

Study days

2

Live and recorded online sessions

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools; £300 otherwise

Priority Area Subsidy

£500 (2x£250)

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TM2

TM2 covers the mechanics content from all major specifications for AS/A level Further Mathematics.

Course start

March

Course length

6 months

Study days

2

Live and recorded online sessions

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools; £300 otherwise

Priority Area Subsidy

£500 (2x£250)

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Teaching Statistics

Our Teaching Statistics courses aim to develop your understanding of statistics as a problem-solving discipline.

TS1

TS1 covers the statistics content from all major specifications for AS/A level Mathematics.

Course start

March and September

Course length

6 months

Study days

2

Live and recorded online sessions

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools; £300 otherwise

Priority Area Subsidy

£500 (2x£250)

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TS2

TS2 covers the statistics content from all major specifications for AS/A level Further Mathematics and A level Statistics.

Course start

February

Course length

6 months

Study days

2

Live and recorded online sessions

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools; £300 otherwise

Priority Area Subsidy

£500 (2x£250)

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Teaching Discrete Mathematics

Our Teaching Discrete Mathematics courses aim to support you with the application of optimisation procedures to a wide range of problems.

TD1

TD1 covers the discrete maths material common to all major specifications for AS Further Mathematics.

Course start

February and September

Course length

6 months

Study days

2

Live and recorded online sessions

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools; £300 otherwise

Priority Area Subsidy

£500 (2x£250)

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TD2

TD2 covers the discrete maths material common to all major specifications for A level Further Mathematics.

Course start

March

Course length

6 months

Study days

2

Live and recorded online sessions

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools; £300 otherwise

Priority Area Subsidy

£500 (2x£250)

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New and Aspiring Heads of Maths (HOM)

This course aims to support you in developing the skills required to be a successful head of department, with a strong focus on issues specific to mathematics.

Course start

October and March

Course length

6 months

Study days

3

Dedicated course tutors

Fees and subsidies :

Fee

Free for state-funded schools and colleges in England

Priority Area Subsidy

£750

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