SMaR+’s year-long ‘off the peg’ support programme Count Us All In is an exciting sequence of face to face training accompanied by support packs for teacher-led professional development meetings and gap tasks. Count Us All In schools will also receive a 10% discount on other SMaR+ events.

This is a programme for schools who have identified maths as a priority area and are prepared to commit a significant amount of staff development time in an academic year to improving the teaching and learning of mathematics.

Count Us All In Non-Negotiables

  1. 2 Ambassadors (experienced teachers) identified from each participating school
  2. 2 Ambassadors attend every Ambassadors’ meeting6 Dedicated Count Us All In
    CPD staff meetings of 1.5 hours booked into the school calendar and provided by the Ambassadors
  3. 6 Dedicated Count Us All In CPD staff meetings of 1.5 hours booked into the school calendar and provided by the Ambassadors
  4. Dedicated undisrupted week to carry out classroom based tasks in each (half) term
  5. 30-minute teacher review session in the week following the class based tasks
  6. HT/ SLT Monitoring Completed x3 in the year

Classroom Non-Negotiables

  1. Dedicated 10 minute ‘maths meeting’ every day
  2. Take a risk in teaching maths
  3. Talk to colleagues about maths learning each day
  4. Persevere
  5. Celebrate success

The programme involves two teacher Ambassadors from each participating school attending face to face professional development meetings where they develop their own subject knowledge and prepare to run staff meetings back at their own school. This programme requires commitment from the senior leadership team at each participating school whereby they sign up to the Count Us All In non-negotiables (see above). The aim of the programme is to improve teaching and learning in calculations or fractions (depending on which programme is opted for) across the whole school by developing a consistent approach year on year. The programme finishes with a celebration event for all participating schools.

There are currently two themes focused on


Fee: £600 + VAT per school (2 Ambassadors)

What’s included?

  • CPD over a whole academic year for 2 teachers from each school
  • 1 Commitment Meeting with SLT from each school
  • 6 Face to face Ambassador Days (1.30 – 4.30pm)
  • School Staff Meeting Materials
  • Celebration Day to share outcomes
  • 10% discount on other SMaR+ Events for participating schools

SMaR+ can also provide this programme for a Maths Hub, Teaching School Alliance, consortium etc.
Fees start at £6100 + VAT based on 6 schools participating.
If you would like to talk to us about running Count Us All In in your area,
contact us on inset@smartpd.co.uk