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We have tried to answer all of the queries you may have about studying at the University of Liverpool Maths School below.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

How can I tell whether I, or someone I know, would enjoy being a student at the University of Liverpool Maths School?

Who should apply?

What does it cost?

What else can I study?

I don't know anyone else who is thinking of applying: how do I know I'll fit in?

What is the application and selection process?

Why do I have to take an aptitude test/ online maths session?

What are the entry criteria?

When is the application deadline?

How many students will there be?

Do you have to attend University of Liverpool after finishing at the Maths School?

What facilities will the Sir Alastair Pilkington Building have?

Do you have boarding provision?

What is the catchment area?

How will students get to school?

Will students have to wear a uniform?

How many students in a class?

How do I know I will get a good education?

I will be in the first group of students joining the School – does that matter?

What if I’m interested in things other than maths?

Where will students be able to play sport and keep fit?

Why aren’t you offering other subjects?

Will you be teaching RE?

What level of pastoral care and support will you offer students?

How will you support children with special educational needs?

Who owns the school?

Who pays for the school?

How can I get involved with the school?

What will happen to my offer of a place at the University of Liverpool Maths School if my GCSE grades are affected by the temporary coronavirus pandemic arrangements?

I am a wheelchair user; is the school building fully accessible for me?