The North Yorkshire Coast Opportunity Area is offering the following free events and activities for schools and settings to sign-up to.

The following list only contains events and activities confirmed to date. This list will be continually updated as more events and activities are finalised.

If you use twitter, then be sure to share your experiences of these events with #MathsMonth

Transport and Cover Costs

The Opportunity Area is also offering 50% travel subsidy for schools and settings bringing pupils to attend events.

If you would like to apply for subsidy, please contact by the 28th of February with estimated travel costs.

There is also capacity for the Opportunity Area to reimburse schools for cover costs for members of teaching staff. Please contact for more information.

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Kjartan Poskitt – Murderous Maths Show Scarborough

March 11 @ 10:00 am - March 12 @ 2:15 pm

Kjartan Poskitt, best-selling author of the Murderous Maths book series, brings his fun filled show to Whitby and Scarborough! These promise to be exciting events for primary school children in Years 3-6.

Kjartan previously worked in TV where he wrote and presented for Anne Wood (creator of the Teletubbies). Fans of his books include Ed Sheeran.

“I always say maths is like broccoli. Some people like it, some people hate it, but you have to have a bit because it’s good for you.” – Kjartan Poskitt

Scarborough: YMCA Theatre

Dates and Times:

Scarborough – 11th of March between 10am – 11:15am and 1pm – 2:15pm

Venue: YMCA Theatre Scarborough

Audience: Shows are suitable for children in Years 3-6 of all abilities.

Booking: Booking is essential. Please contact to book places for your school and to claim travel


March 11 @ 10:00 am
March 12 @ 2:15 pm


YMCA theatre