Maslow, Maths and Motivation!

September 28, 2011

In the staff meeting tonight we are looking briefly at Maths. My main message is all around motivation – continuing form the Year 6 interviews at the end of last term – when the children said that the reason some children didn’t make progress – is “Because they just aren’t bothered.”  So we are striving […]


September 24, 2011

I have been asked to write something for 3P learning’s application for a BETT award. Here is what I have written. Mathletics at Hovingham Primary School. Jane Fisher. AHT & Maths Lead. Sept 2011   Hovingham Primary School is classed as a Challenging school, it has a high level of social deprivation and over 95% […]

Team Hovingham – we make a difference.

September 18, 2011

On Thursday 15th September we held a meeting to look at how we could motivate and engage our pupils. Mr Hussain, who had inspired one of last year’s pupils to do their best – when previously they had not been bothered – through a speech at the Mosque, spoke at the beginning of the meeting. […]