Year 10 Fun Maths Day

Walsall

Overview

The AMSP and the University of Wolverhamptonare hosting a free Maths Enrichment Day aimed specifically at KS4 students.

On the day students will have the opportunity to get involved with three hands on workshops followed by a closing pleanary talk by our fantastic keynote speaker Ben Sparks, one of the Maths Inspiration presenters.

Aims

  • To consider mathematics used in the real world
  • To look at where mathematics is used in industry
  • To show that mathematics can be fun

Who will benefit from attending?

This day is aimed specifically at KS4 students.

Content

Workshop topics include Siegengineering, The Dragon Quiz and Dobble - The Maths Behind the Game.

Ben Sparks will talk about "Creation of Number". 

Ben will take you on an entertaining journey through humanity’s attempts to wrestle with the deepest questions behind our day-to-day use of numbers, and their consequences.

Speaker

Ben Sparks is a mathematician, musician, and public speaker. He gives maths talks and workshops around the world, and also works part time with the AMSP, and is based at the University of Bath, as a speaker, tutor and co-ordinator, running enrichment and CPD for maths teachers.

Other Information

This is the second of two Year 10 Fun Maths Days.

The first is on 4th July 2019 at City Campus, Wolvehampton and the plenary speaker is Katie Steckles from the Maths Inspiration Team.

Cost

There is a £100 travel bursary available to schools in Priority Areas

Key Facts

Event ref:

#6150

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

1 day

Region:

West Midlands

Venue:

Samuel Johnson Building (WN Building), Walsall Campus,
University of Wolverhampton,
Gorway Road,
Walsall,
WS1 3EZ

Date:

Fri 5th Jul 2019

Course times:

09:30 - 15:30

Fee:

This event is free

Priority Area subsidy:

£100

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Queries?

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

Liz Price
[email protected]
07964342605

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