Year 10 Core Maths Enrichment Morning (Essex)

Saffron Walden

Overview

The FREE event is open to Year 10 Students and their teachers and aims to showcase how maths skills are vital to a range of employment sectors and higher education courses.

Students will have the opportunity to see practical problems in context through workshops hosted by a variety of local and national employers and will learn how a Level 3 qualification in Core Maths can support their career choices and enhance their employability skills.

Aims

  • To provide students with a taste of Mathematics beyond GCSE.
  • To provide students and teachers information on how the Core Maths qualification may be relevant to them.
  • To give students a hands on experience of using mathematics in a contextual way.

Who will benefit from attending?

Year 10 students who are not considering doing A-level Maths but would benefit from studying more Maths beyond GCSE; this is targeted at students with a predicted GCSE grade of 4-6. This event is specifically designed for students who A-level maths might not be accessible. 

Content

0845-0910 Arrival and registration

0910-0930 Introduction - What is core maths? 

0930-1030 Session 1 - How does payday loan work?

1030-1040 Break

1040-1130 Session 2 - Who should win?

1130-1215 Session 3-  Estimating from nothing

1215-1230 Plenary and closing 

Frequently Asked Questions

Students are welcomed in this event but we will be covering contents quite different to the A-level syllabus.

Yes possibly, please email Lily about it.

Yes! This might be a good opportunity for the school to test the water whether there is a demand for the qual in the school for future years.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#6104

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

Core Maths

Mathematical focus:

Statistics

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

4 hours

Region:

East of England

Venue:

Saffron Walden County High School,
Audley End Rd,
Saffron Walden ,
Essex,
CB11 4UH

Date:

Wed 5th Jun 2019

Course times:

09:00 - 12:30

Fee:

Free

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Queries?

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

Lily Tang-Gentile
[email protected]
07487522936

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