I am the Deputy Director of the Mathematics Faculty at The John of Gaunt School, with responsibility for the curriculum. I don’t believe the importance of Teaching and Learning can be understated, where students are engaged, enthralled and gaining confidence; alongside acquiring the knowledge and understanding, as well as an appreciation of the magic, wonder and applications of mathematics. In my current role, I have explored how students’ progress can be further augmented through the careful scheduling of the curriculum and use of mastery.