Winsten Day

Colchester

Overview

A day of mathematical activities and talks with the opportunity for students to meet enthusiasts of their own age from other schools.

The emphasis of the day will be that mathematics can be both engaging and challenging.

This conference will be of interest to sixth form students who are looking to explore mathematical problem-solving more deeply.

Aims

  • Give students a chance to explore an area of maths not in the standard curriculum

Who will benefit from attending?

This conference will be of interest to sixth form students who are looking to explore mathematical problem-solving more deeply. It is open to any student in year 12 or 13 studying Maths A level.

Teachers can attend with up to 16 students and will have the opportunity to work on problems with their students or attend separate PD for A level teachers.  

Content

 

9.30-10.00 Welcome, Warm-up Problems and Introduction

10.00-11.00 Talk - Dr Jess Claridge/ Dr Joe Bailey/ Prof Chris Saker 

11.00-11.15 Break

11.15-12.15 Group Activity – ‘Higher Dimensions’

12.15-1.00 Lunch

1.00-2.00 Keynote

2.00-2.30 Studying Maths at University and other subjects

2.30-2.45 Feedback and Goodbye

 

Other Information

This Winsten Day is designed to run concurrently with the Features of Great A level PD day for A level teachers, so 1 or 2 Maths Teachers can accompany their year 12 students to the Winsten Day and attend the PD in a neighbouring room.  See https://amsp.org.uk/events/details/6630 for details.

Students will bring their own packed lunch and drinks.  Lunch will be provided for teachers.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#6678

Audience:

Students

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics, A level Further Mathematics

Event format:

Conference

Event length:

5.5 hours

Region:

East of England

Venue:

University of Essex,
Wivenhoe Park,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO4 3SQ

Date:

Fri 10th Jan 2020

Course times:

09:30 - 14:45

Fee:

Free

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Queries?

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

Chris Savage
[email protected]
07557 759708

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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