Teacher Support


Professional Learning courses 2020/21

The FMSPW has developed an extensive range of resources that we are very happy to share with teachers.

All schools and colleges in Wales are invited to register with the FMSPW to obtain free single user teacher access to the Integral Further Maths resources (Integral). The resources include materials to support the teaching and learning of A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics, Additional Mathematics Level 2 certificate and STEP, MAT and AEA examinations.

We are very pleased to offer a range of free training opportunities including one-day workshops, on-line sessions, topic/module specific sessions, in-school options as well as longer courses delivered at a nearby University.

Courses 2021

Spring / Summer 2021

  • Desmos,
  • Reflections on teaching through blended learning,
  • Connections - syllabus links,
  • Introduction to teaching A Level Maths - Resources,
  • Advanced technology course,
  • Proof

    To receive further information about any upcoming courses please contact b.h.denyer@swansea.ac.uk with the name of your school and what day you would prefer to attend.

    Mathematics and Further Mathematics Self-Study Professional Learning resources

    FMSPW are currently offering FREE self-study Professional Learning resources for the following modules:

  • Unit 1 AS- Mathematics
  • Unit 3 A-level Mathematics
  • Unit 5 Further Mathematics
  • Unit 6 Further Mathematics

    Teachers can choose ONE module of Self-study resources each. Each module comes with extensive valuable resources, including videos and worked-examples, there will be face-to-face zoom sessions with an experienced tutor to support the self study.

    If you are interested in receiving a module of the self-study resources please email b.h.denyer@swansea.ac.uk with your contact information and your school/college name.

    Course Costs

    All the professional learning opportunities are free for teachers from state funded schools and colleges. Where teachers attend face-to-face sessions at a University campus a contribution towards supply cover costs are paid for weekday courses at a fixed rate of £100 per person per day

    Case Studies

  • Radyr comprehensive school
  • " I have gained confidence and will be able to teach Further Maths Unit 2 next year, which helps Radyr Comprehensive School continue to offer Further Maths.. ”Read more ...

  • Ysgol Penglais
  • “I really enjoyed using the self-study resources. I was able to work at my own pace. ”Read more ...

  • Monmouth Comprehensive School
  • “The teachers enjoyed this format of Professional Learning. They found having the slides and resources before the directed support session very useful.”Read more ...

  • Emma Pugh - Porthcawl Comprehensive School
  • “We have had bespoke training on topics that we have requested and we have been able to train up all our staff . ”Read more ...

  • Gwenallt Jones - Ysgold Bro Teifi
  • “I feel confident in teaching the statistics units and gaining the resources required to teach the syllabus and whole content. . ”Read more ...

  • Clare Power- Bishop Vaughan Roman Catholic School
  • “The course was good for meeting other teachers and certainly got my brain working on the more difficult Further Maths topics. ”Read more ...

  • Helen Hayes- Bryn Elian High School
  • “Excellent course, it covered the whole syllabus of FP1 and I feel much more confident now with explanations and reasoning behind methods. ”Read more ...

  • Laura Makarek - Caldicot School
  • “It gives you the opportunity to learn new techniques not only from the tutor but from the other teachers on the course. It has given me confidence to deliver FP1. ”Read more ...

  • Stuart Ball - Caerleon Comprehensive School
  • “I have a much deeper knowledge of the course and feel confident to tackle many topics from several different approaches. ”Read more ...

    For further information and/or any questions please email c.e.musselwhite@swansea.ac.uk or 01792 606609.