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Royal Institution Maths Masterclass - Escape Rooms with St. Albans High School

Aldwickbury School host a series of six Royal Institution Maths Masterclasses. The afternoon events are attended by 72 enthusiastic young mathematicians from Aldwickbury School and seven other local maintained schools. The masterclasses are lead by a Royal Institution speaker and children have the opportunity to explore the subject individually and in small groups. Masterclasses are hands-on and interactive sessions led by top experts for keen and talented young people all around the UK.

Aims

For the children involved to explore mathematics in a broader perspective. The children are often given hands on ativities.

Background

This particular RI masterclass was hosted by the staff and Year 10 girls of St. Albans High School for Girls (STAHs).

Resources

The focus of this Maths Masterclass was STEM. The children were set a series of challenges and puzzles by the girls from STAHs under the theme of 'Escape Rooms'.

Pupil Involvement

72 children from Year 6.

Frequency

Six times per academic year.