Stewart McSmythurs

Current School:

Holymead Primary School

Current position:

Maths Leader
Year 2 class teacher

Areas of expertise:

Primary Maths
Teaching and Learning
Assessment and Moderation

Brief biography:

Stewart is Maths Leader at Holymead Primary School and Year 2 teacher, previously teaching across all year groups in key stage two. He has been a Maths SLE since 2014 and is also an NCETM accredited Professional Development Lead. Stewart has designed and led CPD sessions for NQTs, experienced aspirinworks.com/accutane-isotretinoin/ teachers, subject leaders and teaching assistants that focus on effective strategies to deliver the higher expectations of the 2014 National Curriculum with a focus on fluency, reasoning and problem solving. Stewart is particularly interested in supporting teachers improve their subject knowledge and questioning skills, so that they allow all children to develop self-belief that they can succeed in maths. He has coached a number of subject leaders and teachers to improve the maths teaching, as well as supporting schools that were judged Requires Improvement.