Core Maths Winter Festival with Rob Eastaway


Our Winter Core Maths Festival is comprised of three one-hour talks by three inspirational speakers. We hope that these will enthuse, challenge and enlighten you and offer a springboard to the creation of, even more, fantastic Core Maths lessons.

Who will benefit from attending?

These sessions are designed to appeal to all maths teachers, regardless of how much experience of Core Maths you have had, if any. These sessions are also likely to appeal to teachers of other subjects that incorporate some mathematical content, such as Biology, Geography and Social Science.


Speaker: Rob Eastaway

Rob Eastaway

Algorithms; Mathematical models; Statistical analysis. These Core Maths skills are more relevant today than they have ever been. And one of the most engaging ways to learn about them is through sport!

You may not realise this, but Maths Inspiration guru and author of eleven books, Rob Eastaway, has been instrumental in developing the way in which sporting performance has been measured throughout the world. With examples that range from football to tennis, cricket to darts, Rob will explore the maths of sport, revealing how analytical techniques are used to rank the world’s top performers, improve player strategies, and make contests fairer. 

Whether you are a sports nut, just somebody who occasionally watches a big match on TV or not interested in sport at all, this fascinating talk will give you insights into what sport can teach us about ranking and decision making in every walk of life.

Materials and Equipment

During the session, there will be opportunities to ask questions via the chat function on the platform but microphones and webcams are not necessary.


This course is free for teachers from state-funded schools, colleges and academies in England. Teachers based in other parts of the UK or in independent schools and colleges may apply, but places will only be allocated if there is availability.


The sessions are free of charge to all teachers in England.

Key Facts

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Curriculum focus:

Core Maths

Event format:

Live Online Professional Development

Event length:

1 hour

Online sessions:





Thu 21st Jan 2021

Course times:

16:30 - 17:30


Free for teachers in England


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

Teacher Support Admin Team
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01225 716494

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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