Research and analysis

Improving girls' attainment in mathematics

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Ofsted good practice example showing how Westdene Primary helps girls who underperform mathematics.


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This example shows how Westdene Primary School uses effective assessment, focused single-sex teaching and enterprise projects to engage underperforming girls in mathematics. The approach results in improved attitudes, raised attainment and a well-developed understanding of mathematics in the real world.