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Children loved Marble Mazes at the Festival of Science - even commented on how it was more enjoyable than their x-box!

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Events on campus

Leeds Festival of Science

Year group: Y5-13
Date: 4th - 31st March 2017

Every year the University welcomes over 3000 school pupils from the region to take part in a wide variety of fun-filled science and maths activities, ranging from workshops on polymers to panning for gold. All the events are designed to inspire an interest in science, mathematics and engineering and to show that exploring the world around you can be an exciting and rewarding activity.

Further information can be found here.

Pupils at the Festival of Science

Leeds University Pop Maths Quiz

Year Group: Y7- 8
Date: 4th March 2017
The Refectory, University of Leeds

The Pop Maths Quiz is a fun quiz with mathematical questions suitable for Year 7 and 8. Teams can have up to 6 pupils from Year 7 or 8. The Quiz will be followed by a Prize Giving.

For further information please visit the Pop Maths Quiz webpage.

Leeds university Pop Maths Quiz

University Mathematics in Perspective

Year group: Y12
Date: 28 - 30 June 2017

This three-day residential course for sixth form students, provides an introduction to student life and mathematics at the University of Leeds. We offer you a preview of university life plus an insight into how mathematics develops at degree level. Our University tutors will extend and enrich your existing study of mathematics at A-level (or equivalent) through a series of talks and workshops.

Further information can be found here.

University Mathematics in Perspective

Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclasses

These special Masterclasses are by invitation only* and are designed to stimulate and encourage pupils in the art and practice of Mathematics. They cover topics which are not normally taught in schools as part of the syllabus.

Please see the Masterclasses webpage for more information.

*All schools in the Leeds area are contacted in the autumn term about arrangements for the classes held in January and February.


Mathematics Teachers and Advisers Conference

Date: 27 June 2017

This annual conference provides an interface between the School of Mathematics at the University of Leeds and teachers in schools and sixth forms.  

Further information can be found here

Mathematics Teachers and Advisers Conference
Further Maths Support Programme Events

Enrichment events

Year group: Y10-11

The Further Maths Support Programme hold enrichment events for year 10/11 students throughout the region. Details of the next events can be found here

The programme will also arrange for associates to go into schools to give short talks to year 10/11 students to encourage the choice of A level Mathematics (and/or A level Further Mathematics).

Enrichment event

Mechanics Day

Year group: Y12-13
Date: TBC

There is an annual Mechanics Day at the University of Leeds where year 12/13 students are given a practical introduction to some higher Mechanics topics. During the day students mathematically model different situations whilst rotating around a series of experiments which practically demonstrate mechanics in action.


For further details please email Jane West

Mechanics day

A level Maths/Problem solving and STEP classes

Year Group: Y12-13

Weekly STEP help classes start in October and continue throughout the school term time until the examination in June. New in 2015 there are year 12 problem solving classes.

For more details please visit the Further Maths website

Maths Revision and STEP classes