Maths Inspiration - Playing For Real show - Sheffield Crucible

Maths Inspiration

Inspire your Year 10s and 11s with a maths show that will captivate even your unenthusiastic mathematicians. If you think games are just for fun, then think again. Games contain some of the most important maths you’ll ever need in everyday life, from managing money to out-thinking competitors. In this feast of mathematical games our speakers will demonstrate the unlikely usefulness of probability, puzzles and percentages. You’ll get a chance to play some games, and you could even win a prize. It’s the most important fun you’ll have this year.

Expected outcomes

A unique two hour, highly interactive maths show that will give your Year 10s and 11s a better understanding of how maths relates to the real world.

“Really engaging and fun  WITHOUT trying to hide the maths”  Ripley Academy

“Great that students were able to see that maths is important beyond just exams” Ockbrook School

“Fantastic - So enjoyable.  And students have gone away seeing some ‘real’ uses of maths.” Duckeries Academy, Ollerton

To book this activity, please contact:
Sarah Cooper

Sheffield Crucible Theatre
55 Norfolk St
S1 1DA Sheffield

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