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Royal Institution Masterclasses

We are delighted to be again hosting RI Masterclasses in Mathematics and this year Computer Science too, and we welcome pupils and staff from Chellaston Academy, John Port Spencer Academy, Lees Brook School, Derby High Schhool, John Flamsteed Communtiy School, Littleover Community School, Noel Baker LEAD Academy, Paget High Schol and the Pingle Academy.  Over six sessions students are benefiting from the expertise and experience of a range of professionals from organisations inlcuding Rolls-Royce, the IET, University of Derby, the National Centre for Cybersecurity, Interserve, the NHS and the FMSP.

We are hoping to introduce sessions for primary school pupils in addition in 2020.

Aims

To offer enrichment opportuities in both Mathematics and Computer Science

To encourage high aspiration on the part of pupils and collaboration between schools

To develop links with higher education and industry

Background

RI Masterclasses first held at Repton in 2018

Pupil Involvement

Year 9 pupils - 34 for Mathematics and 31 for Computer Science

Frequency

Six weekly sessions from 19th January to 9th March 2019