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Mark Avis

Mark Avis is a Mathematics Specialist Teacher with over 30 years’ teaching and school leadership experience on top of his Master’s degree in Primary Maths Pedagogy.

He is the Director of Mathematics of the Aspire Multi Academy Trust, Aspirer Teaching School and Aspirer Research School. He has led the introduction of an evidence-informed approach to maths teaching called “small steps to depth” and he has recently led a maths improvement project involving 39 schools across Cheshire. Further to this, Mark has carried out two research projects looking at ways to improve the teaching of times tables.

Mark has previously been a Deputy Headteacher and Headteacher of several primary schools and is currently the Deputy Head of Ash Grove Primary in Macclesfield. He was in post, leading in Mathematics, throughout the school’s journey to Outstanding school in 2013.

Mark Avis's Webinars

Multiplication Tables Check: Statutory Requirements & Practical Approaches

  • 5th March 5th Mar 13:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 6th March 6th Mar 13:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 9th March 9th Mar 13:00pm SOLD OUT
  • 10th March 10th Mar 13:00pm

This webinar will provide primary school headteachers, school leaders and maths leads with a framework and rationale for the development of children’s learning of multiplication facts and their confident use of times tables in the longer term.

Improving Times Table Fluency

  • Available On Demand

Mark Avis, a Mathematics Specialist Teacher and Director at the Aspirer Research School, has conducted a study into how schools can take a more evidence informed approach to teaching times tables.