Who we are

The Great North Maths Hub is part of Churchill Community College and North Tyneside Learning Trust, but our work encompasses all schools and education establishments within Northumberland, County Durham and Tyne & Wear. Our network presently reaches over 1500 teachers and advisors in schools throughout this area.

We offer a wide range of high quality professional development opportunities, drawing on the latest teaching strategies from around the world.

As a hub, we collaborate with a wide range of enthusiastic and dedicated maths teachers and strategic partners, aiming to raise standards in mathematics and inspire a passion for the subject, for both students and teachers.

The Great Maths Hub team (listed below) are committed to helping provide excellent professional development across the region. This is supported by a close working relationship with our strategic partners which include:

  • Ashington Learning Partnership
  • Durham Johnston Comprehensive
  • Education Gateshead
  • FMSP
  • Hotspur Primary
  • Hudson Road Primary
  • Monkhouse Primary
  • Newbottle Primary Academy
  • Newcastle University
  • Northumbria University
  • North Tyneside Learning Trust Member Schools  (46 across all phases)
  • Oxclose Community Academy
  • Regent Farm First School
  • St Peter's Catholic Voluntary Academy
  • St Thomas More Academy
  • Stemnet
  • Stephenson Memorial Primary School
  • Swansfield Park Primary
  • Wellfield Middle School.

What we are doing

Our focus areas are to:

  • To identify and draw together existing Mathematics networks, resources, and expertise.
  • To coordinate a range of high quality specialist mathematics support to address needs. Communicate existing support and extend its reach.
  • To develop subject knowledge across all phases
  • To develop collaborative planning groups to address curriculum or qualification change.
  • To enable communication between educational establishments.

How to contact us

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