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Craig Barton

Teacher and Creator of mrbartonmaths.com.

Craig Barton

Craig Barton has been teaching maths since 2004, predominantly in two comprehensive schools in the sunny North West of England, Range High School in Formby and Thornleigh Salesian College in Bolton. Four years into his career, Craig was appointed an Advanced Skills Teacher (AST) giving him the opportunity to work with and learn from many teachers and students in a wide variety of schools.

Since 2009, Craig has been the Secondary Mathematics adviser for the Times Educational Supplement (TES). He is the creator of the popular mrbartonmaths.com website and blog, which provides free resources to teachers and students all around the world, with the aim of making maths more fun and exciting for everyone.

He is the co-creator of Diagnostic Questions, a formative assessment website hosting the world's largest collection of high-quality maths diagnostic multiple choice questions. He is the author of 'How I wish I'd taught maths: Lessons learned from research, conversations with experts, and 12 years of mistakes', and the author of 3 (non-maths!) novels