Finding out about Maths university admissions tests

Derby

Overview

Do you know the difference between STEP, MAT and TMUA?
Do you what to receive the most up-to-date information about university admissions tests for Maths?
Do you feel confident that you could advise your Year 12 students about university admissions tests for Maths?
Do you wish to receive advice on how best to coach students who wish to take these tests?
Do you want your students to receive a taster of the kinds of stretching questions featured on these tests?

If you want answers to all of these questions and more, then this event is for you. This unusual event is both for staff and students.
Staff will be given lots of up-to-date information about university admissions tests and tips on how to coach students by Phil Chaffé, who is the AMSP's national coordinator with responsibility for student and teacher support for university admissions tests.
Meanwhile your Year 12 students will be gain experience in some of the kinds of questions which appear on these tests. They will also be given advice on applying to study Maths at university.

If you intend to bring more than 20 students, please email [email protected]

Aims

  • To convey up-to-date information about university tests for Maths to both students and teachers.
  • To give students and teachers some experience in tackling the sorts of questions which appear on these tests.
  • To give coaching tips to teachers, and to convey information about further support.

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers of sixth-form maths.

Heads of sixth-forms or teachers with responsibility about university admissions.

Mathematically ambitious Year-12 students who wish to stretch themselves and gain experience of university admissions tests and find out more about studyng Maths at university.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#6975

Audience:

Students,Teachers

Target year:

Year 12

Curriculum focus:

University admissions tests

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

5 hours

Region:

East Midlands

Venue:

University of Derby,
Kedleston Rd,
Derby,
DE22 1GB

Date:

Wed 5th Feb 2020

Course times:

10:00 - 15:00

Fee:

The event is free.

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Queries?

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

Chris Luke
[email protected]
07595 495411

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