Hertfordshire Year 10 Enrichment Day

Hatfield

Overview

A day of mathematical activities with the opportunity for students to meet enthusiasts of their own age and older.

The emphasis of the day will be that mathematics can be both fun and challenging.

Aims

  • To provide students with presentations and activities that stimulate mathematical thinking.
  • To allow students to work with mathematicians from other schools.

Who will benefit from attending?

We hope that you will be able to bring a group of up to 16 students who would benefit from the challenge of this event.

Content

In the morning the students will be split in to two groups and everybody will engage in two sixty-minute interactive maths workshops. There will be a final speaker in the afternoon.

TimeSessionPresenter
09:20Arrival, registration and puzzle sheet 
09:40Welcome and introductionVal Pritchard/ Ben Sparks
09:55'How many ways?'Val Pritchard
10:15Workshop 1 
11:15Break 
11:30Workshop 2 
12:30Lunch break 
13:20Follow-up to the competition 
13:40Creation of NumberBen Sparks
14:40Summing up and prizes 
14:50Close 

 Workshop choices:

  • Magical Maths - Ben Sparks
  • Practical task - Val Pritchard (teams will be mixed from different schools)

Materials and Equipment

For the team practical, students will need to have a pencil, ruler and Casio calculator .

Other Information

Students should bring their own packed lunch and drinks. Buffet lunch prov ided for teachers and presenters.

A parking permit will be required, please indicate requirements on the google form.

Eligibility

Places are limited to a maximum of 16 per school. Applicants will receive an email to indicate that sufficient places are available. An email will be sent to the senior teacher so that they can confirm that cover has been arranged and places can then be formally allocated.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#5327

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

5.5 hours

Region:

East of England

Venue:

Lindop Building,
University of Hertfordshire,
College Lane,
Hatfield,
Herts,
AL10 9AB

Date:

16th January 2019

Course times:

09:15 - 14:45

Fee:

Free

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Queries?

If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Val Pritchard
[email protected]

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