Sharing our learning REPORTS: HoD End of Term End of term reports provide Heads of Maths with ‘at a glance’ overview and insights into class wide progress in the preceding term. Download the report. ABSTRACT: Why trial design matters Published abstract looking at reasons why trial design in educational research is so vitally important. Read the abstract now. h SURVEY: Student motivation This short summary shares the findings of a survey of Year 7 students looking at what affects their motivation levels when learning maths. Read the summary now. h REPORT: Why Sparx Maths works In this report, we explore the evidence from educational research that helps explain why Sparx Maths is highly effective for improving student learning and helping teachers teach. Read the report now. REPORTS: MAT End of Term Multi-Academy Trust reports provide insights into student progress in maths compared with other academies in the group. Download the report. EVALUATION: Student progress Summary of progress made for the first cohort of Sparx maths students through years 7 and 8. Download the report now. RESEARCH: Length of homework Research into the relationship between homework length and attainment for Year 7 students. Discover more. ANALYSIS : Sparx' impact on teacher workload In this report, we analyse the results of a recent survey of teachers from Sparx schools about whether Sparx is helping to reduce their workload. Download the report now.