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University of Chester Academies Trust

University Academy Warrington

Subject Associations

Teaching staff within the Trust have access to wide range of resources via various associations.

Association of Teachers of Mathematics

Description: ATM member-only resources offer all teachers of mathematics the support needed to provide a rich, varied and stimulating mathematics curriculum. Members have access to the ATM journal (MT) and the fantastic on-line back-catalogue of articles - both of which are full of interesting research, articles and ideas.

National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics

Description: To support teachers and schools in embedding the National Curriculum, the NCETM, working alongside teachers, produces a wide variety of resources and guidance, including a resource tool for planning, assessment materials to measure depth of understanding, and calculation guidance for primary schools.

Mathematical Association

Description: A community that has a love of maths and maths teaching at its heart. You will also be able to add your voice to an association that already plays an important part in forming opinions about maths and maths education.
As a member, you will get:

- Our termly newsletterSubscription to our journals (you can choose which of our journals you would like to receive)
- A discount rate for our prestigious annual conference, as well as our regional one-day professional development events.
- A discount on our publications
- The opportunity to work in small groups investigating specific aspects of mathematics or teaching, often resulting in the production of teaching publications.
- Access to the Association's prestigious library.

Accent Music Education Hub

Description: Accent Music Education Hub delivers instrumental and vocal provision to primary and secondary schools across Warrington and Halton.

- Ensure that every child aged 5 -18 has the opportunity to learn a musical instrument (other than the voice) through whole class ensemble teaching programmes for ideally a year (but for a minimum of a term of weekly tuition on the same instrument).
- Provide opportunities to play in ensembles and to perform from an early age.
- Ensure that clear progression routes are available and affordable to all young people.
- Develop a singing strategy to ensure that every pupil is singing regularly, and that choirs and other vocal ensembles are availabe in the area.

Exchanging Notes Project

Description: Launched in September 2013, Youth Music's Exchanging Notes Evaluation funding module aims to evaluate the effects of a music education intervention on the musical and broader educational outcomes for young people at risk of low attainment, disengagement or educational exclusion through a longitudinal action research study.