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 events@nybep.org.uk 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 events@nybep.org.uk for more information.

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February 2020

Maths on Toast – Festival of Triangles Teacher CPD

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Downe Arms, Wykeham, Scarborough

Maths on Toast – Festival of Triangles Teacher Training Day (10th of February) Maths on Toast is a family maths charity, which exists to transform attitudes to mathematics by making it family fun. Their events and activities aim to broaden perceptions of what maths is; showing it as human, social, all-pervasive and something all can engage in. They work with children, their parents, teachers and the community to deliver positive experiences of the mathematical. Events and Schools Manager, Francesca Piacentini,…

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March 2020

Maths Month Launch Event

March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

We will have a launch event for Maths Month at The Street. Please email events@nybep.org.uk if you would like to come along.

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Sumdog: Maths Competition

March 6 @ 8:00 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm

As part of the North Yorkshire Coast Maths Month, pupils are invited to practise maths, have fun and compete against other classes to become the North Yorkshire Coast Sumdog Champions! The contest is completely FREE to enter and is a great way to motivate children and encourage teamwork. Play Sumdog in class or set it as homework, it all counts towards the contest! Teachers can sign up their classes, and pupils simply compete by playing Sumdog’s online maths games. The…

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Zoe Griffiths: Think Maths

March 10 - March 13

  Think Maths is a team of experienced mathematics speakers who visit schools to run workshops and give talks. Their sessions are interactive, engaging and cover mathematical content which will grab the attention of students and inspire them to get excited about maths. After graduating from Durham University Zoe trained as a secondary maths teacher with the University of Oxford. Zoe then worked as a classroom teacher for four years before taking up a position at the Royal Institution where…

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Kjartan Poskitt – Murderous Maths Show Scarborough

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

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…

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Kjartan Poskitt – Murderous Maths Show Whitby

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 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…

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Murderous Maths with Kjartan Poskitt

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

Pupils in year 3, 4 ,5 & 6 will be taking part in workshops to learn the magic of maths with Kjartan Poskitt.

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Rob Eastaway – ‘Cheating, Competing & Coca Cola Show’

March 12 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Downe Arms, Wykeham, Scarborough

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 A famous Coca Cola advertisement used the line "I'd like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony". Yet Coca Cola and Pepsi have been competing viciously with each other for…

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Times Tables Rock Stars: Maths Online Competition

March 23 @ 8:00 am - March 27 @ 5:00 pm

Does your class rock the most? Times Tables Rock Stars are running a rocktastic times tables off between 23rd March and 27th March! Each pupil in participating classes will be required to answer multiplication and division questions online. The winning class** will be the one that has the highest average number of correct answers per pupil. Every participant can receive a certificate (printable at the school)! ** Classes must have a minimum of 5 pupils. Dates: Only correct answers given…

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