Catherine Staunton-Unsworth

Catherine Staunton-Unsworth

Catherine graduated from Liverpool Hope Teacher training college, UK with a B. ED (Hons) degree and recently gained a Post Graduate Certificate and Diploma in Dyscalculia from Edge Hill University.

Catherine taught in mainstream primary where for many years she was the SENCo & Inclusion Manager.  She gained teacher accreditation in Maths Recovery and has applied this to individual, small group and whole class lessons in both primary and secondary settings before becoming a national and international trainer for the Maths Recovery Council.

Catherine’s current role is an advisory teacher in Wigan Local Authority where she advises on the teaching of Mathematics for the Targeted Education Support Services (a bought in service for all schools to support pupils with Learning & SEMH difficulties).  Catherine plans and delivers training courses for teachers and teaching assistants in schools across the Borough of Wigan as well as developing projects to use Maths Recovery more widely in schools.

Catherine has been an active member of the Maths Recovery Council UK since 2008 and is a trustee.  She has been involved in organising and presenting at Maths Recovery Conferences in the UK.

Recent News & Events


Welcome to the new Maths Recovery website.

Thank you to @Collab_LR and @NAMA_UK for a great #cpdsaturday with @watanabeKSU exploring #TTP. Rich discussion face to face for a change… @geoffwake1 @RuthTrundley @mattlewis73 @AccomplishEdu @ProfSmudge @mikeaskew26

Treat your class to some lovely new puppets - THEY’RE CURRENTLY HALF PRICE!

Puppets are great learning resources, use them to:

🌟Bring your story telling to life
🌟Help children with counting
🌟Help children to understand school expectations and reinforce behaviour policies

1. Use 7,3 to make 2-dig numbers. Find the diff. between them. M

2. Try 6,2. What do you notice?

3. Try some more. Reorganise the results.

4. What’s changing, what’s stays the same? Why?

Teaching through problem solving with @watanabeKSU at @Collab_LR @NAMA_UK

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