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Maths Inspiration 2018

On Tuesday 27th Nov, a group of year 11's visited the Savoy Theatre to see the Maths Inspiration talks.  Maths Inspiration is a national programme of interactive maths lectures for 15 - 17 year olds.  Where students are given the chance to experience the UK's most inspiring maths speakers live in presenting mathematics in the context of exciting, real-world applications in mathematics.  The interactive show featured mathematicians, engineers and statisticians who through their talks were also able to open the students eyes to careers that they may not have considered before.

See what the year 11's had to say about the show...

'the lecture was inspirational'

 'it was exciting and funny'

 'I would recommend it to other pupils'

'They used examples which involved the audience'

 'I though the talks demonstrated how maths is incorporated into our everyday life'

'I especially thought the centripetal force theory was interesting, as I am going on to study Physics as well'

' I found it informative'

'It made me reassess my views on maths in general'

'I learnt how maths can really affect technology and business such as McDonalds in 2003'

'I enjoyed the boomerang guy'

'Topics such as probability and music'

'The three speakers demonstrated the fundamentals of maths and physics and further enriched my knowledge'

Maths Inspiration 2018