A level Conference

Mayfield

Overview

This event is suitable for students studying A level Maths and Further Maths and their teachers. The day will be full of inspiration, information and interaction with presenters offering information about university entrance exams, where maths can take you, competitions and focus on curriculum areas.

Students studying other STEM subjects without maths are also welcome to apply and may find the day beneficial.

Aims

  • Inspiration on where Maths and other STEM subjects can take you
  • Information about University entrance exams
  • Opportunity to apply or revise various curriculum areas
  • Have fun with other maths students and make friends

Materials and Equipment

Students may need paper, pen and calculator for some of the sessions

Students should bring a packed lunch

Programme

9:30 - 10:10 Welcome & An Introduction to Studying STEM at University and Entrance Tests -  Hazel Santineer & Yvonne Scott

10:20 - 11:20 workshop 1

11:30 - 12:30 workshop 2

12:30 - 1:15 Lunch

1:20 - 2:20 workshop 3

2:30 - 3:30 The future of Maths and its applications - In this interactive keynote talk, Nicole Cozens will address developments in STEM, explore what the future might look like, what careers you could have and what revolutions might be around the corner.

 

Workshop options:

Exploring polynomials with Jana Carpinato 

Improve your familiarity and ability with manipulating and sketching polynomials to enhance your problem solving techniques

Exploring Statistics with Sally Howie

Explore hypothesis tests using the binomial distribution, to improve ability to answer exam style questions. Will include the use of calculators and GeoGebra

Exploring Mechanics with Deanna Nicholson

Try your hand at some practical experiments to get a real feel for forces and motion

Exploring Decision Maths with Jeff Trim

Graph theory in the company of Schlegel, Euler & Plato: Find out how well you can visualise in three dimensions and explore the fascinating properties of polyhedra

Differentiation Bee with Lavinia Motoc

Test out your differentiation skills in this lively competition

STEM with Robert Mitchell, Systems Engineer

An oportunity to find out about STEM careers: get advice, take away information and ask questions

Tips for MAT/TMUA/STEP test with Yvonne Scott

Strengthen your problem-soving techniques and try some questions from university entrance exams

Key Facts

Event ref:

#9853

Audience:

Students,Teachers

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics, A level Further Mathematics, University admissions tests

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving, Reasoning

Event format:

Conference

Event length:

6 hours

Region:

South

Venue:

Mayfield School,
The Old Palace,
Mayfield,
East Sussex,
TN20 6PH

Date:

Mon 20th Jun 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:

Hazel Santineer
[email protected]
07919576182

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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