Maths in Action

Medway

Overview

Maths in Action is a whole-day, hands on event for year 10 students.

Students will take part in enjoyable mathematical activities designed to develop within them an increased awareness of the beauty and usefulness of the subject, raise their aspirations and increase the likelihood that they will want to continue to study maths beyond GCSE.

Schools are invited to apply for 10 free places in the first instance. It is possible that more places could be made available to you subsequently if we have unexpected availability.

 

Aims

  • Students will engage in enjoyable mathematical activities
  • Students will develop an increased awareness of the beauty and usefulness of mathematics
  • Students will have raised aspirations
  • Students will be more likely to want to continue studying maths beyond GCSE

Who will benefit from attending?

Year 10 students who would benefit from studying maths beyond GCSE but not yet convinced that they would benefit from doing so.

Content

Why Study Maths – John Heffernan

Trigonometry – What’s the Point? - Margaret Beach

Juggling and Maths - Dr Joe Watkins, Room P130

Bridge Building - Amber Coulstock

How Far Can Maths Take You? - Dr. Jackie Bell

Eligibility

State-funded schools in Kent and Medway.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#9788

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving, Reasoning

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

5 hours

Region:

London and South East

Venue:

Medway Campus,
University of Greenwich,
Chatham Maritime,
Kent,
ME4 4TB

Date:

Mon 11th Jul 2022

Course times:

09:30 - 15:30

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Queries?

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

John Heffernan
[email protected]
07729 117497

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