Children in Scotland National Conference


Easy as 123: Making numeracy and maths count in Scotland

Dear Colleagues

Please see attached link for the Children in Scotland National Conference on raising attainment through numeracy.  The conference is taking place on 16th January 2014 in Glasgow.  Confirmed speakers are:

• Michael Steer, Deputy Headteacher, Thornhill Community Academy – Channel 4’s ‘Educating Yorkshire’
• Dr Alasdair Allan, Minister for Learning, Science and Scotland’s Languages
• Keir Bloomer, Education Consultant and former head of the School Reform Commission
• Norman Emerson, SSLN lead, Education Scotland
• Rob Eastaway, Author and ambassador for maths
• Maulfry Worthington Researcher and Writer, Children’s Mathematical Graphics, VU University Amsterdam

Dianne Mackenzie from Windygoul Primary will also be leading a workshop along with Midlothian on the SEAL approach to numeracy.

To book or for more information, please go to:

Renaissance Learning – National Conference


National Conference 21st – 22nd November 2013

“Achieving Outstanding” in Literacy, Numeracy and Leadership

Professional development conference sessions


  • Preparing for Ofsted with Accelerated Reader (AR) and STAR Reading

  • Monitoring progress and informing intervention with STAR Reading

  • Improving vocabulary and developing literacy skills with AR

  • Individualising maths practice with Accelerated Maths Live (AM Live)


See attached flyer for information about the sessions –nc2013_a4_invite_eastlothianschools


Book online at:


Call today on: 020 7184 4040 quoting ELOTH25




The Four Nations Maths Challenge

Inspired by the Six Nations rugby, schools and students in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are invited to participate in the exciting, online, Four Nations Maths Challenge. Who will be the Top Student, Class and School in each country?

Registration open soon.

Phone: 0117 370 1992