Of course we want training; but we can’t afford it…


Your funding has changed. So we have too.



Sustained investment in teaching raises standards and builds professionalism.     

High-quality training builds confidence, skill and a genuine passion for creating successful learning for EVERY child.


Ah, but…


Problem 1: There are courses we’re interested in but they’re nowhere near us.

Solution: SimpleKaren travels to you. So there’s little, if any, travelling involved for your staff.


Problem 2: We’re always waiting for right course to come along and then it’s on a date we can’t make!

Solution: You choose the course, dates and location. You’re in charge.


Problem 3: We need whole school consistency but we can’t afford to train everyone.

Solution: Working collaboratively with other schools, costs start at just £35 (+VAT) per delegate for a three hour half-day training session (all expenses included). Alternatively, you can book a whole school session for up to 35 delegates starting at £375 (+VAT and expenses) typically working out at less than £15 (+VAT) per head.


(Both UK and international training available – prices vary according to distance from UK Midlands. Recent international training includes Switzerland, Bahrain, Kazakhstan, Denmark and Qatar).



As a host schools you receive to 4 free places. So, what’s stopping you?



Popular Training Options:


Securing Essential Number Sense and Place Value: Beyond ‘columns and shifting digits’! Teaching for mastery, meaning and application.


Brilliant Bar Modelling: Developing essential pictorial reasoning within the ‘Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract’ approach


EYFS into Year 1: Building Essential Mathematical Foundations: Teaching Calculation in EYFS and KS 1 and managing effective transitions EYFS to Year 1 


Teaching Times Tables with meaning and application.


Connecting Fractions to ‘Multiplicative Reasoning’ : Understanding, problem solving and connections


Improving Planning for Problem Solving and Reasoning 4 – 11: Learning from and through engaging real life contexts


Developing The Role of the Maths Subject Leader: Building confidence, knowledge and leadership 



Choose from half days, full days and/or multiple sessions available to suit your needs.


Talk to Karen about ways to release multiple staff at once as other schools have done successfully.

Further Details

It’s so simple. As a host school of local training we:

  • Provide a flyer for you to share locally
  • Take care of all invoicing – no additional work for your administrator
  • Cover addition expenses (travel, accommodation etc.). No hidden charges.


And you:

  • Just offer a room (classroom or hall both suitable)
  • Receive the training you wanted, when you wanted it
  • Receive up to 4 FREE places for your staff



  • Providing a flyer to share locally
  • All invoicing – no additional work for your administrator
  • No addition expenses. The delegate price includes all resources and KWE expenses

Who is suitable for?

Head teachers and senior leaders looking to invest in teachers’ and teaching assistants’ subject knowledge, confidence and overall effectiveness in teaching mathematics from the EYFS to Year 6 and beyond.

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    Thank you so much Karen. I enjoyed the training this morning tremendously and tried out the ideas straight after lunch with my class leading to 20 mins of enthusiastic discussion! Brilliant!

    The children said they really enjoyed it and wanted to do more so I am definitely going to be changing my teaching!’

  • Thank you for showing us HOW to change. So many courses just tell us what isn't working but not how to go about addressing this. Your approaches make so much sense! Thank you.

  • Just to say thank you again for 3 really brilliant talks at SGIS. We're a small school near Basel and we’d be interested in anything you’re doing nearby (Zurich way) so please let us know!