FREE Year 10 Enrichment Day



A day of stimulating mathematical activities for year 10 students designed to help students see the usefulness and fun that maths has beyond the GCSE maths specification. The emphasis of the day will be that maths can actually be enjoyable as well as challenging and that studying maths beyond GCSE can open doors to a wide and diverse range of both university courses and job opportunities. Throughout the day students will attend three different workshop sessions finishing the day with an inspirational keynote speaker. The workshop sessions will consider "The Many Applications Of Mathematics", "Taxi For Geometry"and "Can Mathematics Really Save Your Life"? (based on a true story). 

Who will benefit from attending?

We hope that the event will appeal to middle ability students and above who will find the content accessible and stimulating. You may see this event as a way of rewarding your hard working and conscientious students who don't usually get the opportunity to represent the school. It would be great if you could bring equal numbers of boys and girls. 


Could all schools please aim to arrive for 9:30 so that a prompt start can be made. The outline of the day is as folows:

9:45 till 10:00     Introduction

10:00 till 11:00   Workshop session 1

11:00 till 12:00   Workshop session 2

12:00 till 12:40   Lunch

12:45 till 13:45   Workshop session 3

14:00 till 14:45   Keynote speaker


Materials and Equipment

Students will need to bring some writing equipment, preferably a pen, and a packed lunch.

Other Information

  • Initially the number of students per school will be limited to 10 students per school. However, there may be opportunity to increase this number closer to the event. 
  • All students attending must be accompanied by a member of staff from their school who will be responsible for their students throughout the day. Further details will be sent out closer to the event.
  • Lunch is provided for teachers but students need to bring their own packed lunch.



This event is FREE for all state funded schools

Key Facts

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Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Event format:



East Midlands


Franklin College,
Chelmsford Avenue,
North East Lincolnshire,
DN34 5BY

Start date:

Wed 26th Jun 2019

Course times:

09:30 - 14:45


This event is FREE for all state funded schools


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

Dave Tuhey
[email protected]

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