Maths in Motion Opportunity for Primary Schools

The Curriculum Innovation service is pleased to announce that they are running a Bradford League for the Maths in Motion challenge this year. Schools who sign up will get access to the software, meet-ups at our centre and Bradford Online league races all in one bundle.

Cars Maths in Motion is online software which simulates the setting up of Formula 1 style racing car. Your students, working in small teams of 4, must complete a series of mathematical challenges in an effort to produce the perfect car. This 'virtual' car is then entered into competitive races against teams from other local schools followed by entry into the summer national competition.

The Maths in Motion project has a proven track record of enhancing attainment and engagement in Mathematics in Year 6 (and able Year 5 pupils) covering areas including:-

  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication & divsion
  • Decimals, rounding & context
  • Ratios,chance, risk & strategy
  • Speed, distance& time
  • Angles, measurement & scale
  • Data handling
  • Interpreting graphs & statistics
  • Maths modelling...what happens if?

The cost for schools to join the Bradford Online League for the 2019-20 season is £150 and will include:

22.10.19 : Launch & initial training
14.01.20 : Winter face to face race meeting
07.07.20 : Celebration / summer event

4 online races against local schools
Access to phone and email support from a consultant
Excellent preparation for entering the national competition

Pupils and teachers will need to attend the above 3 sessions at the Innovation Centre Bradford from 12.30-3.00:

To book your place visit http://www.skills4bradford.co.uk/Event/103653


Information

Published: 01/10/2019
Audience: Primary School staff
Contact: Sarah Hawkins

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