Support for Schools

Developing Resources

Working with schools, teachers and networks, a range of guidance materials have been written to support teachers in planning for, and assessing, mathematics and in developing subject knowledge. Bright Pi can also be commissioned to create resources tailored to specific school needs.

Wider Community

Bright Pi can support schools in engaging parents and carers through the delivery of parent workshops; sharing tailored documentation; planning days and trails with which parents can engage and share in their child’s mathematical learning.

Networks & Collaboratives

At Bright Pi, we have a successful track record of supporting collaboratives, and networks of schools, in sharing good practice through leading network meetings, delivering highly tailored support as well as working with groups of teachers in using classroom based research to develop practice.

Early Years

Bright Pi provides specific support for Early Years colleagues whether focusing purely on mathematics, or looking at wider provision across the curriculum and with developing the outdoors environment.

Supporting Staff

With consistently outstanding reviews of practice, Bright Pi is proud of the thorough, and often innovative, approaches it adopts in supporting schools with continued professional development. Working with teachers on individualised programmes of support, teaching can be developed through coaching, mentoring and lesson study approaches.

Staff INSET

Practical and informative staff meetings and INSET days can be planned and written to meet each school’s needs, based on current research developing staff knowledge and expertise.

Monitoring & Evaluation

Working alongside (and coaching) subject leaders, Bright Pi consultants will review mathematics provision through lesson observations, book scrutinies, pupil discussions and leader interviews providing a written report identifying strengths and areas for development in line with the current Ofsted framework.

Facilitating Moderation

Accredited by the University of Wolverhampton through the Lead Moderator Programme and having provided operational external key stage 1 moderation for the Standards and Testing Agency (STA), Bright Pi will provide reputable support and guidance for assessment and moderation through leading in-school and cross-school moderation sessions as well as providing support for the development of exemplification materials.

Supporting Leaders

Bright Pi consultants can support teachers with the key elements of subject leadership and the core responsibilities of this demanding role. Packages can include subject review and action planning, curriculum design, focused tracking of assessment data and the planning of effective intervention for pupils. Schools may also gain support with monitoring and evaluation of current practice, target setting and wider policy development.