Year 9 Girls' Conference B

Oxford

Overview

Workshops and short talks; Mathemagicians

An engaging day with plenty of mathematical activity as well as information to inspire and enthuse your students.

Aims

  • Inspiring girls to continue with mathematics post 16

Who will benefit from attending?

This event is aimed at Year 9 girls, who are capable of studying A Level Maths/Further Maths or AS Core Maths after GCSE, but who are not motivated to do so. 

The day will include some inspirational Maths, some inspirational women, and some problem solving.

Content

A day of inspiration and interaction in the company of some female role models who have used maths to get where they are today: in business, academia, and positions of power. The day aims to give girls from year 9 a chance to appreciate the vitality of the subject, the usefulness of the subject and (hopefully) their love of the subject.

Draft programme

9.45 registration
10.00 welcome
10.10 plenary talk
10.50 movement break
10.55 Workshop 1
11.55 break
12.10 Workshop 2
13.10 lunch
13.50 Workshop 3
14.50 break
15.05 plenary talk
15.35 conclusion
15.45 finish

Workshops: Games - How not to Lose, Fermi estimations, Bridge design

Other Information

Lunch will NOT be provided, so please bring your own. There will be space for students and teachers to eat. Light refreshments will be provided mid-morning and mid-afternoon.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SCHOOLS CAN APPLY TO ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE OR CONFERENCE A ON THURSDAY 23 April BUT NOT BOTH.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#6996

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 9

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths, A level Mathematics, A level Further Mathematics, Core Maths

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

1 day

Region:

South

Venue:

The Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford,
The Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter,
Woodstock Road,
Oxford,
Oxfordshire,
OX2 6GG

Date:

Fri 24th Apr 2020

Course times:

09:45 - 15:45

Fee:

free

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Queries?

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

Lesley Swarbrick
[email protected]
07884183181

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