Maths without limits: An Enrichment Day for Year 10 girls

Manchester

Overview

"Maths without limits" is a FREE enrichment day for Year 10 girls, open to all state-funded schools.  Students will get the opportunity to speed network with female STEM ambassadors and learn about possible career pathways in industry and academia.  The day will also include talks from female role models and an interactive maths competition.

Aims

  • Increasing girls' participation in Level 3 Mathematics.
  • Raising girls' awareness of STEM careers and pathways.

Who will benefit from attending?

Any girls who may consider studying Mathematics or Further Mathematics at A Level.

Content

10:00 - 10:30  Welcome and puzzles

10:30 - 11:15  Speed networking / talk  (1)

BREAK

11:30 - 12:15 Speed networking / talk   (2)

LUNCH

1:00 - 2:00  Talk:  To infinity and beyond

2:00 - 2:45   Competition

2:45 - 3:00   Plenary and evaluation

Other Information

There is an initial limit of 8 girls per school.

Lunch will be provided for staff and refreshements will be provided for students. 

Students will need to bring a packed lunch.

Cost

This event is free for all state-funded schools.  There is also a £100 travel bursary available for schools in priority areas.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#6065

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving, Reasoning

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

5 hours

Region:

North West

Venue:

Xaverian College,
Lower Park Road,
Manchester,
M14 5RB

Date:

Thu 11th Jul 2019

Course times:

10:00 - 15:00

Fee:

Free

Priority Area subsidy:

Travel bursary available

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Queries?

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

Andrew Birch
[email protected]
07535639750

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