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Royal Institutional Maths Masterclasses with Mark Jex - Black Swans and Random Walks

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 eight 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 interative sessions led by top experts for keen and talented young people all around the UK.

Aims

To support local schools with Mathematical Masterclasses that challenge young minds. 

Background

Aldwickbury School have been offering RI Masterclasses to local primary schools for a number of years.

Resources

The Masterclasses are held in the Chidell Hall and are hosted by an RI speaker.

Impact

Children that participate learn that Maths applies to a number of different situations and is not just linked to classroom work.

Pupil Involvement

72 Year 6 pupils from nine schools.

Frequency

Six times per year.