In-depth training: Times Tables Teaching

This course provides an opportunity to spend time discussing and learning about the research, pedagogy and principles behind systematic times tables teaching, and will help you to get the most out of the Times Tables Fluency programme. Teachers join a group of engaged practitioners, sharing advice and support in the training sessions and in the online community group for the course.

The course costs £80 + vat per person, and is open to teachers/TAs at subscribing schools.

Who is the course for?

The course is suitable for any teachers or TAs using the Times Tables Fluency programme, as well as maths subject leads and other school leaders. All individuals attending must be at a school that subscribes to the programme.

Topics covered

The course will cover both the background and principles of the programme as well as the practicalities of getting up and running with the programme in school. Topics covered will include:

      • Essential times tables facts and multiplicative concepts (Stages 1, 2 and 3)

      • Additional facts and preparation for the multiplication tables check (Stage 4)

      • Maintaining fluency and extending concepts in Years 5 and 6 (Stage 5)

      • Planning using the Times Tables Fluency programme

      • The 5 step teaching approach, including

        • Structure and pedagogy of a times tables fluency session

        • Identifying and delivering targeted support

Course approach

The course is run over two mornings with a short gap task set between the two sessions. There is time built in to make sure all your questions are answered.

Course dates and booking

The Times Tables Teaching in-depth course is run six times year (twice every long term), on either Tuesday or Thursday mornings. The course modules are spread across two mornings, with all sessions held over zoom.

Summer 2023 - Term 6 Course

Tues 20 Jun & Tues 4 Jul


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Autumn 2023 - Term 1 Course

Thu 28 Sep & Thu 12 Oct


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Autumn 2023, Term 2 Course

Tue 14 Nov & Tue 5 Dec


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