CPS has launched a maths club at the Dartford Bridge Primary School. STEM ambassador Moses Ajala and communications business partner Cintia Bailey have started Maths25, in an attempt to make maths fun for pupils at the school.
Maths25 aims to give students the chance to explore aspects of mathematics and other related STEM subjects in more detail. It goes beyond the school curriculum to expand students’ mathematical understanding and its application.
Students who attend Maths25 have the opportunity to develop practical, teamwork and leadership skills, as well as increasing their confidence and engagement in mathematics.
Moses Ajala said: “If pupils understand the basics of maths early on, they use it as a building block to more advanced concepts. Maths can be fun – and we’re demonstrating that with Maths25.”
The club, which will run monthly into 2018, meets once a month and activities include building the strongest bridge out of a single sheet of paper and the tallest tower challenge to see what kids can do with dry pasta and marshmallows.
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