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Inspiring Students

A level Mathematics

Are you looking for support to extend and enrich your students’ knowledge of maths beyond the A level Mathematics curriculum?

Resources to inspire

Our extensive collection of free AS Mathematics and A level Mathematics resources includes lesson ideas, games and apps to fascinate and engage your students.

Enrichment events

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We also manage the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP), which offers a range of local and national enrichment activities to extend and enrich your students’ experiences. Explore the wealth of exciting opportunities on the AMSP website.

Explore MEI’s data science courses

Our data science courses aim to give young people a hands-on introduction to the field, which will develop their understanding and skills and raise their awareness of the broad and burgeoning career opportunities it offers.

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Introduction to Data Science

This free self-study course introduces Core Maths and A level Mathematics students to data science. It aims to give students an appreciation of the value of data science, and to support them in making informed choices about their future study and career options.

The course is designed to be studied independently during the summer term of Year 12, or over the summer break between Years 12 and 13. It consists of an introduction and eight lessons of short videos and programming tasks, in Python. Guidance for teachers is available.

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Data Science Taught Course

The Data Science Taught Course is designed for Year 13 A level Mathematics and Core Maths students and follows on from Introduction to Data Science self-study course.

The Taught Course features weekly online lessons, with supporting study material, over the autumn term. Students are assessed through both continuous assessment and a short examination. The teaching and marking of the assessment is offered by MEI tutors, though schools/colleges are expected to administer the examination. Places on this course are limited.

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Student competitions

Ritangle is our annual competition for teams of students aged 16‌-‌18 who are currently studying A level Mathematics or equivalent qualifications. It starts in October and runs through to December. It’s always an exciting and immersive experience for students, who require no knowledge of maths beyond A level Mathematics.

We support Maths Week England, which runs every year in November, and the International Day of Mathematics, held annually on 14 March. We also produce resources and competitions to coincide with these events that are free for you to use.

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Ritangle is a free maths competition aimed at teams of sixth form/ college students running over approximately 10 weeks in the Autumn term. Questions are released daily, which unlock information necessary to solve the final multi-part question.

Visit the Ritangle website
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Maths Week England 2021

8-12 November A week-long celebration of maths that aims to raise the profile of maths in England and increase participation and enjoyment. Find out more about our Maths Week England activities

Learn more about Maths Week England
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International Day of Mathematics

A worldwide celebration of the essential role that maths and maths education play in breakthroughs in science and technology, improving the quality of life, and empowering women and girls.

Visit the International Day of Mathematics website