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Mathematics Masterclass Series 2014-15

Information for Participants

  • Participation is by invitation only following nominations through schools.
  • Masterclasses run from 10am to 12:30pm on Saturday mornings.
  • Each masterclass will take place at the University of Worcester, full address below.
  • If you have any queries about the classes then please contact

Travel Information

The full address for the venue is:
University of Worcester
St. John’s Campus
Henwick Grove
Visit our Find Us page for full travel details and a map

Arrangements in case of bad weather

Occasionally bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances may mean a Masterclass has to be cancelled at short notice. If this happens, a notice will be posted here. You are advised to check before travelling!

Programme for 2014-15

Date Speaker Title
Sat 4 October 2014 Colin Beveridge Goats, Games and Gold: the Maths of Gameshows
Sat 11 October 2014 Dave Hunt (Computer Science PGCE Tutor) Hackers and Cyber Security
Sat 18 October 2014 John Hibbs Curious Numbers or Mysteries to Investigate: Working Like Mathematicians
Sat 8 November 2014 PGCE Maths Trainees Maths in Nature
Sat 15 November 2014 Garrod Musto The Geometry of Corn Circles
Sat 22 November 2014 Katie Steckles Playing Games with Squares

About Royal Institution Masterclasses


Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclasses are designed to encourage, inspire and engage young people in the art and practice of mathematics. The highly interactive sessions introduce students to aspects or applications of maths which may not usually be covered in the school curriculum and open young people’s eyes to the excitement, beauty and real-world value of mathematics.
For information about the Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclass national programme see

Target group

Pupils in Year 9 in 2014 - 15 who are mathematically able and have potential and interest in the classes.

Contact us

STEM Project Manager - 

Linda Scott
Binyon Building BY 1136
University of Worcester, St John's Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester. WR2 6AJ
Telephone: 01905 855048


STEM Project Co-ordinator - 

Juliette Kay
Binyon Building BY 1149,
University of Worcester, St John's Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester WR2 6AJ
Telephone: 01905 542576


Visiting in person

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