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The University of Liverpool Maths School is more than its pupils and teachers. As the first specialist maths school in the North, we are committed to nurturing mathematical and scientific potential across the region. We aim to provide students from all backgrounds with the tools, confidence and opportunities to achieve their academic potential. Our outreach activities are free.

Outreach Offerings

We offer a variety of Outreach sessions including our online courses in Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science as well as other outreach activities which include STEM Saturdays, Easter & Summer School, visiting schools for assemblies and workshops, school visits at ULMaS and mock interviews.

 

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KS4 Online Evening Outreach Classes 2023

Go Further Online – KS4 Weekly Outreach

Click here to sign up for free online weekly lessons

This course is intended for Year 10 and Year 11 students. Our courses are designed to help you develop problem solving skills “real” mathematics at university and in industry and it’s a great way to boost your scores in UKMT or BPhO challenges, help you to cope with the more difficult questions in GCSE and A-Level and give you insight into whether you might enjoy a maths degree.

Further Maths Level Two Support Class  

Click here to sign up for free online weekly lessons

This course is intended for Year 10 and Year 11 students. The course is designed to help you with the Level 2 Further Maths content and expand your knowledge beyond GCSE Mathematics. It will also give you insight into whether a STEM degree and STEM A Levels in the future.

 

Participation Requirements

There is no charge to take part in any of our online courses, but priority will be given to students in state funded schools in the Liverpool City Region.

For our online courses, you will need:
– a quiet place to work at home or school
– a computer or tablet that can join an online meeting (microphone and camera not necessary) [if this is a problem please apply anyway and we’ll try to find a way to help]
– to be able to join our Google Classroom (you may need to use a personal Google account for this as your school account may not be able to join our classroom)
– the commitment and time to complete work set outside lessons
– pencil and paper

 

 


Easter School – Year 11 STEM Revision Sessions Thursday 11th OR Friday 12th April 2024

Easter School activities can be found here


Summer School

Our Summer School Activities include a Year 6 (Friday 5th July) and Year 10 (Thursday 4th July) Team Challenge – Schools are welcome to bring 1 team each

Sign up for the Y6 STEM Team Challenge* Sign up for the Y10 STEM Team Challenge*

*This is arranged directly with schools so if you would like your school to take part please pass on our email to them outreach@liverpoolmathsschool.org


STEM Saturdays and Taster Days

More information can be found on our events page – here


Year 6 & KS3 – Root to STEM

This is our new community for young mathematicians and scientists across Merseyside.

We host a number of outreach events throughout the year, free of charge, and would love for you to attend these in the future. We distribute a termly newsletter to the members of our “Root to STEM” community which includes information about upcoming events as well as puzzles and suggestions of activities from our own students, such as interesting books, articles and videos. In order to receive this newsletter and sign your child up to be a part of “Root to STEM”, please complete this form.


School Visits

If your school is interested in hosting an ULMaS workshop sharing the joy and benefits of maths, physics or computer science with your pupils, we can support you in delivering bespoke enrichment sessions to students from Year 5 through to Year 11. If you would like to express and interest in a school visit please complete this form and we will be in touch as soon as we can to arrange a visit. This is also the best way to hear about all of our upcoming outreach sessions.

Programmes could involve:

If you would like to get involved or find out more about any of our activities, or if you are a local teacher who would like to know more, please do get in touch with our team by emailing outreach@liverpoolmathsschool.org


Year 11 Summer School 2021 Feedback

“Helped to influence A-level decisions”
“Increased my aptitude for maths and physics”
“I’m even more excited about A levels now”
“It has given me consolidation of GCSE content whilst involving A-Level work too”
“Made me more confident with my reasoning and explaining how I came to a conclusion or idea”
“They have helped me solidify my A level choices”
“Helped me know more about education after A-levels due to the speakers and some things to expect for A-levels”
“Maths lesson helped with bridging work for A-level”
“They have made me enjoy a challenge”
“Very interesting insights provided into areas of mathematics, physics and computer science”
“An enjoyable experience and made me think deeper about my future education and career choices”
“Interesting and challenging.”

Year 12 Summer School 2021 Feedback

“It has made the Physics Aptitude Test questions seem a lot easier, and gave me a good idea of what an interview should be like”
“Now more knowledgeable about university application processes”
“It has made me feel confident and well prepared for interviews and admissions tests”
“Made me feel more confident in my ability to answer MAT and STEP questions”
“Made me more confident with tackling harder questions, and gained a more thorough understanding of the sort of questions I could be asked in an oxbridge interview. Improved my personal statement”
“It has made me more aware of how much I enjoy maths and want to continue it at university and has helped me with all aspects of applying to uni and taking part in specific exams/interviews etc.”
“It helped me to see how I could improve with what I say during the interviews.”
“I have obtained a better way of thinking when solving mathematical problems. These skills I believe will be very useful when I go onto studying maths further. The interview sessions helped me have an idea of how it would would be like and it was really interesting.”
“The sessions have greatly improved my skills in answering PAT questions. I feel better prepared for applying to university”
“I believe these sessions have most definitely helped me with my university applications as well as preparation for admissions tests. As well as this I believe my personal statement will face a lot of improvements after the personal statement masterclass”
“It gave me a better idea of what to expect at interviews and helped with the way to work through MAT and STEP problems.”