Taking Maths Further - Year 10 Enrichment at the University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Overview

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The Advanced Mathematics Support Programme invites you to a day of stimulating mathematical talks and activities at the University of Bradford, designed to help students see the usefulness and fun of maths beyond the curriculum.   

Schools may bring up to 15 students and accompanying teacher(s) free of charge; this event is open to all state schools. Independent schools may apply and we will let you know if we have spaces. 

If you would like to bring more students please email [email protected] and we will let you know if we have 

Please make sure staff and students bring packed lunches 

Workshops we have had in the past have been optimisation, the maths roadshow, problem solving etc.

We will also be providing a tour of the university so please wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

Schools are responsible for transport arrangements; the university postcode is BD7 1DP

Places are free!

Aims

  • To provide students with a experience of higher education
  • To broaden students minds about what is maths in the real world
  • To offer students a taste of Maths beyond GCSE
  • To provide information about Maths options available post 16

Who will benefit from attending?

This event is for year 10 maths students are interested in pursuing STEM careers, who are considering studying maths beyond GCSE, especially those who may be undecided.

Content

Outline for the day:

 

9:30-10:00           Arrival, registration, tea/coffee for teachers  

10:00-10:15        Intro at Horton Barn Lecture Theatre

5 mins go to first room / toilet

10:20-11:10        Workshop 1  50mins

5 min break change room, go to toilet

11:15-12:05         Workshop 2  50 mins

5 min break change room, go to toilet

12:10-13:00        Workshop 3  50 mins

13:00-13:30        Lunch; staff and Students bring their packed lunch, tea/coffee for teachers and presenters provided using University’s vouchers 

1:30-2:20             Campus Tour  between 30-45 mins

2:20-2:30             Outro, complete feedback forms at Horton Barn Lecture Theatre

 

Deadline to apply: Thursday 30th June

 

 

Materials and Equipment

Students should bring pens or pencils, a protractor, a pair of compasses, ruler, a water bottle and packed lunch.

Staff should bring a packed lunch; tea's and coffee's will be provided

Other Information

You are invited to bring a group of Year 10 students to this event; the group will need to be accompanied by an adult/adults from school who will be responsible for them during the day.

Details on how to get there to the venue and car parking arrangements will be forwarded to participating schools closer to the event.

Eligibility

 

This event is for participants from state-funded schools and academies.  Applications from independent schools will be accepted if there is availability.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#9955

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

1 day

Region:

Yorkshire and the Humber

Venue:

University of Bradford,
Richmond Rd,
Bradford,
west yorkshire,
BD7 1DP

Date:

Fri 8th Jul 2022

Course times:

09:30 - 14:30

Fee:

£0

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Queries?

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

Ingela Ambreen
[email protected]

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