State School Maths Challenge

Partner: State school Maths Challenge
Partner type: Community Group
Project category: Academic

Year 7 students from local secondary schools take part in a range of Mathematical activities. 

Aims of the project

To engage with local community and offer the opportunity to work with other schools.  

Background and goals

Maths department identified need to engage with wider community. 

Resources

  • 4/5 teaching staff from Taunton School.
  • Marketing team member to organise logistics with schools, set up marketing material and photograph on the day. 
  • One to two members of staff from each school.
  • Competition paperwork.
  • Marketing materials in goody bag for each school. 
  • IT support
  • Prizes (vouchers, chocolates, winners shield)

Impact

Feedback gathered from visitors on experience. Will be considered at following year's event. Follow up correspondence to all school contacts post-event.

Pupil involvement

Year 7s from local schools (age 11/12).

Frequency and duration

10:45 - 2:00 pm. takes place annually.