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GARETH METCALFE - Early Number Sense: Beyond Counting (EYFS & KS1)

Gareth Metcalfe I See Maths: EYFS & KS1 Training Day 

Early Number Sense: Beyond Counting

Monday 15th July 2019 - NEW DATE ADDED due to high demand

9:30am – 4:30pm

Places are strictly limited and we anticipate very high demand

(Monday 4th February 2019 date - NOW SOLD OUT)



This day will give a clear approach for how children develop a strong number sense and learn to calculate in early mathematics.  The ‘I Can Calculate’ guidance outlines the early mathematical experiences that allow children to develop a secure ‘number feel’, preparing them to use different calculation techniques in KS1. It also maps out how equipment and visual images can be used to build an understanding of number.
Examples will be shared of how fluency in EYFS and KS1 mathematics can grow as children engage with rich problems.
A range of new ideas and free resources for Early Years and KS1 teachers will also be shared.

Course objectives

  • Identify the skills & concepts children need to develop a strong number sense
  • Enable children to calculate using non-count-in-ones strategies
  • Make effective use of equipment and images to build understanding of key concepts
  • Develop mathematical reasoning for all children in EYFS and KS1



Harrison Primary School, Harrison Road Fareham, PO16 7EQ


Cost and booking

£100 per delegate, includes lunch & refreshments
(£80 if booked by 20th July, 2018) Places are strictly limited.
Book via
or call Paula Parkes on 01329 234016


About Gareth Metcalfe  

“My practical training helps to give teachers the knowledge, skills and resources to transform this vision into a classroom reality. Training focuses on improving children's attitudes to maths, showing concepts visually and providing children with extended, challenging learning experiences. I'm a teaching Assistant Head, so the ideas for I See Maths are all born and trialed in my own classroom. I still enjoy the challenge of teaching my own class! My training is accredited as holding the NCETM CPD Standard.”

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Gareth Metcalfe "I See Maths" KS1 & KS2 NEW July 2019 dates added due to popular demand. Book by 20th July 2018 for early bird price.