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KS2 Shanghai Showcase

East Midlands South Maths Hub

Thursday, 24 January 2019 from 09:00 to 12:00 (GMT)

KS2 Shanghai Showcase

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Type End Quantity
General Admission Ended Free  

Event Details

As part of the national Maths Hubs China-England Exchange research project, Parkland Primary School, Wigston are hosting two Shanghai teachers during January 2019. You are warmly invited to experience this rare opportunity by participating in a "Teacher Research Group" including the chance to observe a Shanghai mathematics lesson taught to a year 4 class. The focus in the lesson is perimeter and area. Please note: this opportunity is only open to state funded primary schools in the first instance.

The whole event starts promptly at 9:30am and will last approximately 2 1/2 hours.
9:00am - Arrival and Registration
9:30am - Pre-lesson briefing
10:00am - Lesson observation
11:00am - Post lesson discussion and Q&A
12:00pm - Close

Refreshments will be provided. This event is free to attend.

Please Note

1) Parking is extremely restricted near the school and there is limited parking on site. Plan to arrive early so that you can find a parking place. There is a public car park on Countesthorpe Road.
2) Please be prompt, as with so many visitors we will need to be efficient for a crisp start.
3) This event is aimed at Primary School teachers. Should Secondary teachers book a place, their booking may be witheld (depending on space).
4) There is another showcase lesson with year 2 on 23rd January. The focus if this lesson is addition and subtraction.


How do I get there?
The school's postcode is LE18 4TA. The school is only a short walk from South Wigston train station.

What are my parking options?
Parking is extremely restricted near the school and there is limited parking on site. There is a public car park on Countesthorpe Road.

What do I need to bring to the event?
Some paper and a pen to note any observations you make.

My Mandarin Chinese is a bit rusty, will I understand what is going on?
The Shanghai teachers will be teaching in English (their second language)! Some useful phrases are:
請 - Please.
謝謝 - Thank you.
我喜歡數學 - I love mathematics.
我可以喝杯茶嗎?- Can I have a cup of tea?
洗手間在哪?- Can you point me in the right direction for the loo?

Do I need to attend the whole event, or can I just turn up for the lesson?
To get maximum benefit from the event, you will need to attend the whole event. Right of admission is retained by the organiser.

Can I book for someone else?
For child protection procedures, we need the person who is named on the ticket and the contact details provided to be the person who attends the event. Should this change, please contact the organiser as soon as possible.

Who do I contact?
Please contact Lisa Dale on with any queries.

Do you have questions about KS2 Shanghai Showcase? Contact East Midlands South Maths Hub

When & Where

Parkland Primary School
St Thomas Road
LE18 4TA Wigston
United Kingdom

Thursday, 24 January 2019 from 09:00 to 12:00 (GMT)

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East Midlands South Maths Hub

The East Midlands South Maths Hub is one of 35 national maths hub across England commited to improving Mathematical outcomes for all pupils by supporting school to school maths support. It is led by Beauchamp College, Oadby.

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