Events

Take a look at the range of events to attend during Maths Week London 2019.

We are going to be adding more events so make sure you register for the latest updates.

Sumdog Contest

Date: Friday 7th – Thursday 13th June 2019

Suitable for: Key stages 1, 2 & 3

Cost: Free

Register: Sign up here

Pupils are invited to practise maths, have fun and compete against other classes to become Maths Week London Champions! Play Sumdog in class or set it as homework, it all counts towards the contest! All of the questions are tailored to each pupil’s level, giving everyone a fair chance of winning.

The winner will be the class with the most accurate scores over the week and will be awarded a Sumdog trophy as well as receive a 6 month subscription to Sumdog’s premium features, including teacher tools and extra activities!

Sumdog Contest Webinar

Date: Thursday 23rd May 2019

Time: 4pm to 4:45pm

Cost: Free

Register for free today and if you can’t make it, we will email you the recording!

During this free webinar, you will:

  • Learn more about the Maths Week London Contest
  • Understand how to enter your class
  • Have an opportunity to ask any questions you have about the contest

Count on Us Primary Maths Challenge Final

Date: Tuesday 11th June 2019

Suitable for: Years 4 and 5

Cost: The programme fee is £150 per school, per academic year

Register for next year

The Count on Us Primary Maths Challenge is in its’ sixth year, engaging schools across London in an exciting tournament and challenging Key Stage 2 pupils in their shape, mental maths and problem-solving skills. At the beginning of the year teachers are trained in all the activities, and then run these activities as maths clubs back at their schools. In the Spring term they select a team of 3 pupils to represent their school and compete against other teams in a bid to make the final, held on the top floor of City Hall!

A dynamic, interactive and super fun way to engage pupils in maths, the Count on Us Primary Challenge has proven impact on pupil performance and skills. 95% of participating teachers in 2018 stated that the programme had had a positive impact on their pupils’ confidence and attitude towards maths. It’s also a great leadership development opportunity for teachers and staff, as we provide training as well as an extensive resource kit for you to take back and use in school. Register your interest for the 2019/20 academic year.

The Mayor’s Fund for London is a youth social mobility charity based in City Hall. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is our patron. Our work raises awareness of the barriers facing young Londoners, promotes the activities which best increases their opportunities and brings together the partnerships to make a measurable impact on young Londoners’ lives.

Count on Us Secondary Maths Challenge Semi-Finals

Date: Thursday 13th June 2019

Suitable for: Years 7, 8 and 9

Cost: The programme fee is £200 per school, per academic year

Register for next year

The Count on Us Secondary Maths Challenge, in partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation, is in its’ fifth year. Similarly to the Primary Challenge, the Secondary Challenge is a pan-London tournament that encourages Key Stage 3 pupils to think outside the box of traditional classroom maths. The programme focuses on geometry, mental maths, algebra and problem-solving. At the beginning of the year teachers are trained in all the activities, and then run these activities as maths clubs back at their schools. In the Spring term they select a team of 5 pupils to represent their school and compete against other teams in a bid to make the final, held in the Chamber of City Hall!

A dynamic, interactive and super fun way to engage pupils in maths, the Count on Us Secondary Challenge has proven impact on pupil performance and skills. Significantly, 99% of teachers in 2018 stated that the Secondary Challenge had made a noticeable impact on their pupils’ problem-solving skills – problem-solving is emphasised in the new mathematics curriculum. It’s also a great leadership development opportunity for teachers and staff, as we provide training as well as an extensive resource kit for you to take back and use in school. Register your interest for the 2019/20 academic year.

The Mayor’s Fund for London is a youth social mobility charity based in City Hall. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is our patron. Our work raises awareness of the barriers facing young Londoners, promotes the activities which best increases their opportunities and brings together the partnerships to make a measurable impact on young Londoners’ lives.

Established in 1999, the Jack Petchey Foundation makes grants to programmes and projects that benefit young people aged 11-25. The Foundation exists to raise the aspirations of young people, to help them take advantage of opportunities and play a full part in society. The Foundation has a wide range of programmes from those that are arts based, to public speaking training, to sports focused programmes, to supporting young people in the transition from education to employment.

Maths on Toast Sharing Party

Date: Saturday 8th June

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Location: Pancras Square Library, 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Suitable for: Families with children aged 5 – 12 years

Cost: Free

Register: Email Maths On Toast to register your interest for this free event or just drop in on the day.

To celebrate Maths Week London and three years of Second Saturday sessions at Pancras Square Library, we will be sharing all of our favourite fun creative family maths activities. Hand-picked by children who attend regularly, activities will include creation, craft, games and puzzles – all related to maths of course!

 

Maths for Parents Talk at Greenwich Centre Library

Date: Tuesday 11th June

Time: 10:30am

Location: The Greenwich Centre Library, 12 Lambarde Square, Greenwich,  London SE10 9H

Suitable for: Parents/carers of school children of all ages

Cost: Free

Register: Just drop in

 

Author Rosemary Russell shares amazingly simple tips to help give your
child a ‘can do’ attitude to maths.
Rosemary Russell is a firm believer that maths can be accessible and enjoyable for all. Come along and learn how to make maths a part of every day life!
‘In the end, giving your child a ‘can do’ attitude to maths boils down to some amazingly simple things that do not require any specialist maths knowledge!’ says Dr Rosemary Russell, author of Help Your Child With Numeracy: Ages 7-11, Help Your Child With Numeracy: Ages 3-7, Maths for Parents and IT for Parents.
Rosemary writes in a very accessible, light hearted and friendly style. As she shares extracts from her books, these amazingly simple tips are

uncovered.

NRICH Webinars

Date: Tuesday 11th June

Location: Online webinar

Suitable for: KS2 and KS2 students

Cost: Free

Register

NRICH, the home of rich mathematics, are hosting a free student webinar 
on June 11th during London Maths Week. We have chosen a 10am start that 
we are hoping will suit your school and students.

We will present a task suitable for students aged between 9 and 13 to  work on and discuss, and encourage them to share their work with us during the webinar.

We hope that you will sign up your classes. All you will need is a  computer with internet access, access to YouTube, paper and pencils, and  some enthusiastic students!

London Careers Festival

Date: Monday 17th – Friday 21st June 2019

Location: Fringe Events on Monday 17th, Thursday 20th and Friday 21st June take place at various locations across London, and events on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th June take place at the Guildhall complex.

Suitable for: Year 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12

Cost: Free

Register: London Careers Festival website has been created for use by schools and their staff only. If you are a school who would like to book tickets, please contact C4Festival@cityoflondon.gov.uk to register and you will be sent a booking password.

London Careers Festival is a free programme of events that focus on skills, work experience and employability. The event is designed to connect children and young people with businesses, so not only are they introduced to the diverse array of opportunities offered within the City of London and across the rest of London, but also to fuel their imaginations and help inform and shape their future. Our timetable has been carefully curated to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks which can be used to help enhance a school’s careers provision, thus ensuring maximum benefit to those who participate.

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