Authentic Maths

Rebecca Hanson provides professional development services for primary teachers. Rebecca also completes a wide range of commissions in mathematics education including managing projects and writing teaching materials. Authentic Maths is her business.

professional development for teachers

tuition for students and support for parents

about Rebecca


Authentic Maths in 2020

Authentic Maths exists to provide support for primary s

02 Jan 20 Rebecca Hanson

Motor Sensory Integration and Maths

I’ve often written about the challenges associate

28 Dec 19 Rebecca Hanson

Reception Maths Training Complete

The core series which explains the essence of the maths

30 Nov 19 Rebecca Hanson

All Planning guides now live

Authentic Maths term-per-page maths planning guides are

02 Sep 19 Rebecca Hanson

A new social purpose for Authentic Maths

Since 2010, the world of English maths education has be

26 Aug 19 Rebecca Hanson

More term-to-page maths planning guides now available

Mixed Year 1/2, Mixed Year 3/4, Mixed Year 5/6, Recepti

14 Aug 19 Rebecca Hanson

Free Reception and Mixed Year 1&2 Maths Year Planning now live

From September 2019 All Authentic Maths Training will c

15 Jul 19 Rebecca Hanson

Sept 19 Cumbria Course – Booking now live

Authentic Maths training courses are now live to book h

15 Jul 19 Rebecca Hanson

A good response from Ofsted on the new inspection framework.

I raised a concern about the new inspection framework w

17 Jun 19 Rebecca Hanson

Improving Primary Maths SATs Draft 1

What should done during a 5-year parliamentary term to

31 May 19 Rebecca Hanson

Commentary on the “Fascinating Little Life Hack for Percentages”

This tweet has had many views and shares and has been m

07 May 19 Rebecca Hanson

Maths with Play Dough

The First4Maths team who have invited me to run a works

28 Mar 19 Rebecca Hanson

Summer 2019 Training – Booking now live

Booking for courses in Cumbria and Liverpool is now liv

27 Feb 19 Rebecca Hanson

Major News

Coming soon: 1-day conference-style primary maths CPD i

17 Feb 19 Rebecca Hanson

Mixed-year mastery courses

NW Maths Hub 3 would like to invite all schools from ac

14 Jan 19 Rebecca Hanson

Multiplication Tables Check Assessment Framework Correspondence

Dear Standards and Testing Agency. I wish to reopen my

04 Dec 18 Rebecca Hanson

Multiplication tables check (MTC) assessment framework

The specification for the MultiplicationTables Check (M

14 Nov 18 Rebecca Hanson

Update – Exciting Times

Over the last four years I’ve discovered many uni

29 Oct 18 Rebecca Hanson

Why Cumbrian primary teachers are world-leading in teaching maths for mastery

Videos from the Teacher Inquiry Conference at the Unive

24 May 18 Rebecca Hanson

University of Cumbria Teacher Inquiry Conference Wed 23rd May 2018

I will be presenting at this conference and look forwar

17 May 18 Rebecca Hanson

Authentic Maths News May 2018

Authentic Maths primary maths training has thrived.  T

17 May 18 Rebecca Hanson

Cumbrian Schools Ready for the Statutory Tables Check

Staff from St. Mary’s Harrington preparing to &#8

26 Jan 18 Rebecca Hanson

Primary Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment Changes

Primary Numeracy Co-ordinators Update – Winter 2017/1

08 Nov 17 Rebecca Hanson

September 2017 Local and National News

I’ve been busy! Please accept my apologies for the la

30 Sep 17 Rebecca Hanson


One of the best things about running your own business

17 Mar 17 Rebecca Hanson

Celebrating 250 teachers and teaching assistants trained

What a year! Feeling incredibly lucky and privileged to

24 Nov 16 Rebecca Hanson

Signing off from Voom.

For those who didn’t receive it, here’s a c

07 Jun 16 Rebecca Hanson

Sue Hayman and the Times & Star supporting the Voom Bid

Sue Hayman MP supporting the Authentic Maths Voom bid t

21 May 16 Rebecca Hanson

Authentic Maths Radio Interview

Find out more about Rebecca Hanson and Authentic Maths.

18 May 16 Rebecca Hanson

The highs and lows of West Cumbria

On the one hand the business community of West Cumbria

17 May 16 Rebecca Hanson

Authentic Maths Virgin VOOM Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE West Cumbrian Education Entrepren

09 May 16 Rebecca Hanson

24th May TAs Training SOLD OUT

    The Excellence in Eden TAs training on Ma

03 May 16 Rebecca Hanson

More spaces added – KS2/3 TAs training Tues 24th May

Great news – we’ve managed to secure a larg

17 Apr 16 Rebecca Hanson

100 Teachers Trained Press Release


06 Apr 16 Rebecca Hanson

Newsflash (x2)

The excellent program “The Trouble with Numbers&#

03 Nov 14 Rebecca Hanson

Feature – Free from Jo Boaler

Jo Boaler is a top UK professor of mathematics educatio

27 Oct 14 Rebecca Hanson

Goodbye to old networks

Although it was very hard to say goodbye to such a grea

12 Oct 14 Rebecca Hanson

Rebecca Hanson – policy campaigner

Rebecca Hanson from Authentic Maths has been fighting f

12 Oct 14 Rebecca Hanson

October Update – Good News!

Following the disappointing news that the Cumbria bid f

07 Oct 14 Rebecca Hanson

National Assessment Reform Report 1 September 2014

By June it seemed that important conversations about pe

31 Aug 14 Rebecca Hanson

April Update

Storm Clouds passing St. Bees (photo unaccredited from

15 Apr 14 Rebecca Hanson

2014 Primary Mathematics Curriculum is Not Fit for Purpose

Following the writing of my first report on the 2014 Pr

31 Dec 13 Rebecca Hanson

A report for primary schools on the new National Curriculum

A free report for primary schools on the new Primary M

11 Dec 13 Rebecca Hanson

Fun for parents in 2014

I originally thought that Authentic Maths would focus o

11 Dec 13 Rebecca Hanson

Pre-launch News

Authentic Maths is due to launch in October 2013 Authen

25 Sep 13 Rebecca Hanson