The key features of the Maths Recovery Programme are:
(a) intensive, individualized, group or class teaching of low-attaining first class pupils by specialist teachers;
(b) an extensive professional development course to prepare the specialist teachers, and on-going collegial and leader support for these teachers;
(c) use of a strong underpinning theory of young children’s mathematical learning; and
(d) use of an especially developed instructional approach, and distinctive instructional activities and assessment procedures.