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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Rob Eastaway: Playing for Real – Games and Money

March 26 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Rob Eastaway is Director of Maths Inspiration a national programme of interactive maths lecture shows for teenagers. He is an author whose books on everyday maths include the bestselling ‘Why Do Buses Come In Threes?’ and The Hidden Maths of Sport. He appears regularly on BBC Radio 4

In this interactive show with plenty of audience involvement, Rob Eastaway will play a range of games that feature the maths behind games involving money. The games will touch on the maths behind probability, fractions and functions, but all in a form very different from the way these are seen in school. There will be a chance to win prizes including (maybe) some money

Venue: Scarborough TEC, Filey Road, Scarborough,YO11 3AZ

Date and Time: 26th March 13:15 -14:30

Audience: The show is suitable for students in Year 9 and 10 who are expected to achieve a 4 or higher in their GCSE Mathematics.

Booking: Booking is essential. Please contact to book places for this show and to claim travel subsidy.


March 26
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm


Scarborough TEC