2017 Mathematics AS/A level specifications: CPD at your school/college

We offer a range of professional development courses designed to support you and your department in adapting to the requirements of your chosen 2017 AS and A level Mathematics specification. Whether you are teaching AQA, Edexcel, OCR or OCR(MEI), we have carefully structured these courses to be relevant to you and your students' learning. Each course is available for in-school delivery on an adhoc basis and is designed to last for a full day, though other options are possible, including focused half day courses and twilight sessions.

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Getting to grips with Statistics in the new A level

This course is appropriate for any teacher who will be teaching the new AS and A level Mathematics qualifications. It introduces the main statistics topics and the changes in the approach to these topics from legacy S1 modules. Opportunities for embedding technology into your statistics teaching and using large data sets are highlighted throughout. Further information is available in this course information sheet.

Venue: Samuel Ryder Academy, Drakes Drive, St Albans, Herts. AL1 5AR 
Date: Tuesday 28 November 2017
For details and booking please contact Laura Lusardi: [email protected]

Venue: The Sixth Form College, North Hill, Colchester CO1 1SN
Date: Monday 11 December 2017
For details and booking please contact Fran Clarke:  [email protected]


Getting to grips with Technology in the new A level

This course is relevant to all teachers of the new AS and A level Mathematics qualifications, given the requirement for the use of technology to permeate the study of them. It focuses on promoting mathematical understanding through the use of technology, including graphical calculators, graph-plotting software and using the large data set. Additionally, this course will provide guidance to help you integrate the use of technology in your classroom, both teacher-led and student-led. Further information is available in this course information sheet.

Venue: The Minster School Nottingham Road, Southwell, NG25 0LG.
Date: 30 November 2017
For details please contact Julie Naidu on 01636 817 377 or [email protected]       
To book: https://bookwhen.com/mtsa/e/ev-sxxt-20171130093000

Venue: Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Rd, London SE16 3TZ.
Date: 6 December 2017
For details and booking please contact Matthew Bent [email protected]

Venue:  Painsley Sixth Form, Attlee Road, Cheadle, ST10 1LL
Date: 11 December 2017
For details and booking please contact  Joanne Brereton at [email protected]  

Thanks to generous sponsorship from Casio, schools and colleges are invited to host Getting to Grips with Statistics in the new A level and/or Getting to Grips with Technology in the new A level free of charge on the understanding that teachers from at least eight schools and colleges attend. Please note: this is only available during the autumn term. If you are interested in hosting this course please contact [email protected].


In-house support with teaching the new A level

MEI offers a range of courses to support you and your colleagues teaching the new A level. In addition to the two courses above, these include:

  • Teaching mechanics for the first time
  • Effective use of your large data set
  • Problem solving in A level Mathematics
  • Overarching themes in A level Mathematics
  • Teaching the new OCR(MEI) AS/A levels

If your school, college, MAT or Maths Hub would like to host one of these courses or you would like to discuss a bespoke course, please contact [email protected].

Please refer to the terms and conditions for MEI CPD events.

For further details please contact the CPD administration team:
Telephone: 01225 716494
[email protected]