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Army Cadets attend STEM event

Army Cadets attend STEM event

During the half-term holiday, Army Cadets from around the UK were chosen to attend a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) camp, hosted at Westdown Camp, Salisbury Plain. The six-day camp consisted of a series of activities and short lessons on how the modern British Army makes use of the wide range of technology it […]

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Racing Success for Young Journalist

Racing Success for Young Journalist

Burgh School’s spectacular success at the Jaguar Maths in Motion Junior World Finals has been hitting the headlines recently (click here for local press coverage) and now their achievement is on the airwaves too! BBC Radio Lincolnshire rang the school this morning to find out more: Congratulations to the Burgh team and especially Charlie (pictured left in […]

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New Maths GCSEs too hard!

New Maths GCSEs too hard!

Exam boards have been asked to re-write the new maths GCSEs as the exam regulator says they are ‘too hard’. They only have six weeks before students will be studying this syllabus. Students who are currently in year 9 will be sitting these examinations in the summer of 2017 when they reach year 11. Instead […]

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SATS – Calculators Banned!

SATS – Calculators Banned!

As thousands of Year 6 pupils (aged 10 and 11 years) sit maths tests today and Thursday they’ll be doing them without the use of a calculator.

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Scared to ask for help?

Scared to ask for help?

A survey of 1000 children aged between 10-and 16-years-old, conducted by researchers at Opinion Matters, has found out that around two thirds did not understand maths but were too scared of looking silly to ask for help in lessons. Half of the 15-year and 16-year-olds asked felt that they should have known the answer already. […]