Case Study: The Pirate’s Challenge!

1st Apr 2018Case Studies, News

A one-form entry school in Bolton, Edgworth has a House system that encourages children of different ages to work and socialise together, developing relationships across year groups. So when they were planning a Maths Day where pupils would work in House groups rather than in their normal classes, they asked us if there was a … Read More

Case Study: The Bunker – Creative Maths Workshops

1st Feb 2018Case Studies, School Workshops

We know how important mathematical reasoning is – not just within the curriculum, but in real life too. So we set ourselves the challenge of designing a workshop that would give students of all ages a very different way of practising (and, crucially, extending) their reasoning skills. We discussed lots of potential approaches back at … Read More

Shakespeare Poets – with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust!

25th Jan 2018News, School Workshops

We are huge fans of Shakespeare, of course – firmly believing in the power of experiential approaches to his works. And we also love the process of creating, crafting and performing poetry. Over the years, we have taken our interactive Shakespeare and Poetry workshops to tens of thousands of children and young people, both nationally … Read More

Case Study: Murderous Maths – Purposeful, engaging and creative Maths for large numbers of pupils

1st Jan 2018News, School Workshops

We’re well aware that schools often want large numbers of their pupils to share the experience of participating in our Creative Maths workshops – so we’ve specifically designed programmes such as The Pirate’s Challenge, The Captain’s Conundrum and The Trading Game to cater for up to 60 pupils per workshop. But as the challenge from schools … Read More

Case Study: CSI: Storyland – Maths for EYFS

15th Sep 2017Case Studies, School Workshops

Many of our most popular programmes come about as a result of direct requests from schools and individual teachers. And CSI: Storyland is just such a case in point – with Servite Primary in London asking if we could develop a version of our successful CSI: Maths programmes for EYFS and KS1. This enchanting workshop … Read More

Case Study: Outdoor Learning Trails – Learning Outside the Classroom

23rd Aug 2016Case Studies

With more and more schools looking for meaningful ways of using their outdoor areas as learning areas,  our range of tailor-made Outdoor Learning Trails is proving ever-more popular. Providing engaging and multi-sensory approaches in Maths, Literacy and Science, they have been designed to meet all budgets and are developed to support your particular needs and … Read More