PE teachers give maths lessons in school crisis

Maths lessons are being taught in some schools by teachers with only a GCSE qualification in the subject because of an acute shortage of mathematicians.

Experts say that there is a shortfall of 5,500 maths teachers for secondary schools in England, forcing some heads to take emergency measures when pupils return next month.

Read the full article (including a quote from our Chief Executive, Carl Ward) The Times 20.08.15 – PE teachers give maths lessons in school crisis (Carl Ward quote)


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Sharon Bates

Headteacher, Mill Hill Primary School