Maths is challenging but fun, honest!

Description:

A day of brand new challenges seeking to build understanding, confidence and application in further areas of maths, seeking to develop all the basic skills to become a more effective and competent mathematician.

But don't worry if you've not been able to attend past masterclasses. This is for you too. There are so many activities to try for the first time, and many new ones to further extend your learning.

Extend your mathematical knowledge and your application of maths skills to solve a whole range of challenges.

Topics will include the four functions of maths; also, algebra, probability, shape and measure, number logic and function and much more. Build your confidence and skills in reasoning and discussing when proposing your solutions to the problems and tasks.

Join us for a day of fun mathematical activities and games seeking to challenge, inspire and stimulate the budding mathematician through a whole range of challenging problems, designed to develop a stronger foundation in maths. Work individually and with others to be both challenged and guided to become a stronger and more confident mathematician.

It's never too early to enjoy maths and agree that 'maths can be fun'!

Start date: 10:00am, 5th Mar, 2017

End date: 3:30pm, 5th Mar, 2017

Location: South East / London

Masterclass year groups: 3, 4, 5

Cost: £39.00

Masterclass leader: Philip Callaghan-Wright

Bio: Philip has taught for over 20 years. His experience includes senior roles in both primary and secondary education within the independent and state sectors, Director of Studies, School Governor, Member of Boards of Education, external examiner and moderator. He is currently a specialist intervention teacher in mathematics and an independent consultant to various education providers. He is an experienced and skilled practitioner in accelerated learning and the development of Gifted and Talented children, together with support for the underachieving pupil. He has previous careers in engineering and contract arbitration. Philip is a Fellow of the RSA and member of various professional bodies associated with education. He is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Educators, London.

Venue: Camden School for Girls

Address: Sandall Road, Camden, London, NW5 2DB

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