Literacy and Numeracy

Developing Successful Strategies

This is a joint presentation that's simply too good to miss!

Saturday, June 8th, 9:30am-12:15pm

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Peter St Manchester M2 5GP


With Bill Boyd (www.theliteracyadviser.co.uk) a literacy consultant who is equally at home with traditional and digital literacies. He has presented on reading and the future of books in the UK and abroad. He was recently voted "Brilliant Blogger Of The Week" by Teaching News.


and Tom Renwick (www.mathsontrack.com) who specialises in techniques which promote fluency in mental agility. His research of alleviation strategies for dyscalculia has highlighted the importance of the "numeracy alphabet" which is beneficial for all learners.

Hear First Hand;

  • About the seven common strategies that can improve fluency in literacy and numeracy, namely;


  • Making Predictions
  • Asking Questions
  • Making Comparisons
  • Looking for Patterns
  • Making Pictures
  • Summarising
  • Evaluating


  • An appreciation of how the "numeracy alphabet" is a critical ingredient for good articulation with number


  • The new meaning of "texts" and consequences for literacy in the 21st century

Cost: £165 per attendee (Including refreshments)

Book Places by emailing tom@mathsontrack.com or phoning 0131 622 0728


Typical feedbacks from previous presentations;


"Lots of inspiring ideas for the classroom from two great speakers who leave you very motivated."


"Loved hearing from people who are so enthusiastic and authoritative."


"This confirmed my belief in the links between literacy and numeracy, and the importance of both."