Research and Development

The School forms part of Burlish Park Teaching School Alliance. As well as helping to train students to teach we are constantly looking into new areas of research into Education. We have had several articles published and many pending. If you have any research interests or would like to discuss our R and D strand further please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Research interests:

  • Primary mathematics
  • Meta-cognition, self-regulation and ‘mindsets’ in learning
  • School Assessment, testing and measures
  • Teaching standards

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  • Huntley, R. and Richards, A. (2016) Using a Precision Teaching Approach to Increase Pupils’ Knowledge of Multiplication Facts, International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning (submitted for review to the International Journal for Mathematics Teaching and Learning)
  • Huntley, R., Richards, A. and Storey, K. (2016) Project for learning multiplication tables in KS2 (in progress)
  • Richards, A (2016) Mindfulness in number fact retrieval, (submitted for review)
  • Richards, A. (2016) The ‘testing effect’ in assessing fluency in mathematics, (submitted for review)
  • Richards, A (2015) Creativity in primary mathematics. Journal of the Philosophy of mathematics.
  • Richards, A. (2015) What Value, Value Added? Forum
  • Richards, A (2015) A home school programme for the learning of multiplication facts. Association for the Teaching of Mathematics.
  • Richards, A (2014) Working towards a child friendly approach to division, Mathematics Teaching
  • Richards, A (2014) Precision Teaching and Number Facts, Primary Mathematics

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