Brunel Field Primary School, Bristol
Areas of expertise:
Jo is maths Lead at Brunel Field Primary School, part of Ashley Down Schools Federation, and has been a class teacher in both KS1 and KS2. She has been a lead practitioner for maths and is now a maths SLE: she is in the process of completing the NCETM Professional Development Lead accreditation. Jo has designed and led CPD sessions for BPTSA, NW24 and the Boolean Maths Hub, introducing the Bar Model as a strategy for comprehending the structure of problems and more recently focusing on achieving fluency for all for times tables facts, particularly in readiness for the 2020 Multiplication Tables Check for Year 4. Jo is particularly interested in language in maths and encouraging plenty of mathematical conjectures and debates and creating a classroom and school culture where every child LOVES maths and sees themselves as mathematicians. Jo is able to support with classroom practice, training and maths subject leadership.