Taking Mathematics Further



All students will be able to attend 3 out of a possible 4 sessions (the students will be allocated to these sessions). The sessions will be a mixture of topics such as Game shows, scams and how not doing the maths can get you killed, Fractals, Trees, Towns and Bubbles, and Optimisation. All students will be included in the final session, ‘Juggling Patterns’ by Colin Wright.


  • To demonstrate the joy of maths
  • To encourage students to study maths at level 3

Who will benefit from attending?

An enrichment day for year 10 students who are likely to study either A level maths, A level Further maths or Core Maths as a level 3 qualification.


09.00 – 09.15 Registration & Tea/Coffee on arrival

09.30 – 09.45 Welcome & Introductions

09.50 – 10.40 Workshop session 1

10.45 – 11.35 Workshop session 2

11.35 – 11.50 Break

11.50 – 12.40 Workshop session 3

12.40 – 13.20 Lunch, Quiz, Feedback on Workshops

13.20 – 14.20 The Unexpected Maths of Juggling by Colin Wright

14.20 – 14.30 Quiz Prizes, Feedback Forms

14.30 – Close

Materials and Equipment

Students will need a pen, calculator and some paper.

Other Information

We will require a member of staff from each school to help with supervision of students. Each school will be responsible for transport arrangements for their students. Students and staff will be expected to bring a packed lunch with them. Refreshments will be provided for teachers and students.  In the first instance schools are limited to a maximum of 15 students but please make it clear if you would like to bring more students if bookings allow this

Photographs may be taken for use in our newsletters so please mention this in your letter to parents.

The deadline for applications is Friday 29th November 2019.

To book a place, please email: [email protected]

Key Facts

Event ref:




Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving, Reasoning

Event format:


Event length:

1 day


Yorkshire and the Humber


University of Bradford,
Great Horton Road,


Fri 13th Dec 2019

Course times:

09:30 - 14:30


Free to state schools


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

Raj Kumar
[email protected]
07508 956 426

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