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Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell inspires Devon students

Posted: 2nd April 2019

It was our great pleasure to welcome Jocelyn Bell Burnell to Exeter on Friday 29th March.  An incredibly generous and outward-looking Physicist, Jocelyn dedicated her whole day to activities organised by EMS.

With the support of the University of Exeter, we were able to invite schools from across the region to attend a talk at the Northcott Theatre. Jocelyn presented and took questions from the audience for over an hour before […]

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Deadline to apply for a STEM teaching internship is this Sunday.

Posted: 26th March 2019

This summer, STEM undergraduates could earn up to £1200 whilst gaining valuable work experience in schools.  If you’re considering teaching Physics or Mathematics as a career this will be ideal for you.

The deadline for completing applications is this Sunday 31st March.  Further details and a link to the application form can be found here.

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Deadline for 2019 entry: Monday 4th February

Posted: 30th January 2019

The deadline for applications for September 2019 entry is Monday 4th February.  Please click here to access the application form.  For any queries, please email admissions@exetermathematicsschool.ac.uk or tel 01392 429020.

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EMS Tops the League Tables

Posted: 29th January 2019

Students who completed their studies in 2018 achieved the best set of results on record for EMS, improving on the already excellent record set by their peers from the year above.

The progress they made (also known as Value Added Score) places them 1st in our catchment area in the South West and 21st nationally – a true testament to their hard work and dedication.  The proportion of students achieving AAB […]

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Sunday Times Sixth Form College of the Year

Posted: 27th November 2018

Exeter Mathematics School has been named as The Sunday Times Sixth Form College of the Year.

 The state-funded School is just four years old, and is jointly sponsored by the University of Exeter and Exeter College. Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2019, published in The Sunday Times and online this Sunday, November 25.

The 120 students at Exeter Mathematics School achieved outstanding A-level success with 56% of students getting at […]

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New Business Manager Opportunity

Posted: 18th October 2018

Our fabulous School Business Manager is moving on to pastures new and so we have a wonderful opportunity for someone to lead our dedicated team of support staff.  If you know of someone with excellent leadership, financial acumen, and a commitment to creating and sustaining an outstanding educational environment, please point them in the direction of our Job Opportunities page.

The deadline for applicants is 12 pm on Monday 12th […]

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Duke of Gloucester has a taste of EMS

Posted: 2nd October 2018

Pupils at the pioneering Exeter Mathematics School have received a royal visit thanks to their innovative work with academics and leading technology organisations.

The Duke of Gloucester, the Queen’s cousin visited the school today to find out more about the unique work by teachers to boost science, technology, engineering and maths skills and careers in the South West.

Exeter Mathematics School, which opened in 2014, is one of only two specialist schools […]

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Wow! Super results from the class of 2018

Posted: 17th August 2018

Once again, our students have achieved some of the best A-level results in the country – setting them on the path towards becoming the much-needed engineers and scientists of the future.

Over ten percent of students will attend either Oxford or Cambridge to study degrees, including mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering.

This year 62 per cent of examinations were graded at A or A* and 82 per cent were graded at A*, A […]

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SPIDAS

Posted: 21st June 2018

Exeter Mathematics school is part of the SPIDAS (Strategic Partnerships In Data Analytics in Schools) project.

This is an international partnership funded by the European Union’s ERASMUS+ programme, in partnership with universities and schools in the UK, Spain and Turkey.

Project aims include developing and delivering student-centred, problem based learning, focusing on the impacts of weather and climate change. More details can be found on the SPIDAS website: http://blogs.exeter.ac.uk/spidasatexeter/

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Deadline for nominations

Posted: 21st June 2018

Teacher deadline for next year’s Outreach MSC and PSC programmes is Monday 25th June.  Click here for further info.

 

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Year 6 Poster Competition

Posted: 21st June 2018

It’s back!  Our popular primary competition for Year 6 students.  This year’s theme is ‘Graphs and Networks’. Click here for further info.

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Open Day at EMS – Monday 25th June

Posted: 21st June 2018

Our next Open Day is on Monday 25th June at 1.30pm and again at 5.30pm. There will be a Q&A session followed by a tour of the school.  Come along and get an insight into what EMS is all about.  Maybe it will be the right school for you?

 

Please click here to register for the 1.30pm session.

Please click here to register for the 5.30pm session.

 

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EMC Christmas Lectures 2017

Posted: 15th December 2017

 

In general, I try to avoid pride, what with it coming before a fall and all that.  But there are some occasions that overcome my resolve and the Exeter Mathematics Certificate (EMC) Christmas Lectures is perhaps the most seductive of them all.  The last Thursday of the school’s autumn term has, since 2014, been my proudest day of the year and yesterday proved to be no different; without exception, our year […]

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Christmas Lectures 2017

Posted: 13th December 2017

For those of you who are sadly unable to attend our 2017 Christmas Lectures we are hoping to be able to live-stream the event using this link.

The event will start promptly at 13.30pm until approximately 16.30pm. 

This is WiFi dependent at the University so if we are unable to live-stream the lectures, keep checking back to this link as they’ll be uploaded shortly after.

Enjoy!

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October Monthly Maths Competition Winner

Posted: 29th November 2017

Thank you to all those who sent in solutions to October’s Monthly Maths Problem – please see below the workings of Bryoni Pidsley who correctly found five more configurations of 4 points in a plane with only 2 distinct values for distances between pairs of points:

Configuration 1 :

An equilateral triangle with point 4 in the centre. Distance 1, between the three points of the triangle, distance 2, between the centre oint […]

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Applications for September 2018 entry are now open

Posted: 16th October 2017

Please click here to access the on-line form and for further information.

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Taster Days for prospective students

Posted: 6th September 2017

If you’re a Year 11 student considering applying to study your A-levels at EMS, why not come along to one of our Taster Days?  The next one is on Saturday 11th November from 10am – 2.30pm, with the event being run again on 2nd December. For further information, or to book a place, please visit :

https://www.exetermathsschool.co.uk/student-events/ 

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Fantastic Results for Class of 2017

Posted: 17th August 2017

Students at unique mathematics school achieve among the best A-level results in the country

Students at a EMS have once again scored some of the best A-level results in the country.

A total of 11 per cent of students at the Exeter Mathematics School will attend Oxford or Cambridge universities to study for degrees in science, technology or mathematics subjects, including mathematics, artificial intelligence, physics, engineering and geophysics.

A total of 59 per […]

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Year 6 Poster Competition – Results 2017

Posted: 21st July 2017

Polygons and Tessellations were the themes for this year’s poster competition, leading to some interesting designs from our primary school competitors. We were delighted by the quality of design, research and mathematics on display; our 6th-form judges had a significant challenge in selecting the prize winners.

After much wrangling and careful analysis, the following posters emerged triumphant:

First Place

Maija Wilson, Anabel Salmon, Lowen Dymond and Amber Drysdale , Perranporth Community Primary School, Cornwall

Second […]

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Year 13 student, Charles Powell, becomes a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society!

Posted: 26th May 2017

Charles has been a member of the Norman Lockyer Observatory in Sidmouth since 2008, working predominantly in the Lockyer Technology Centre. Using radio astronomy they are able to detect meteors, as well as tracking VLF radio signals and downloading data with CubeSats and weather satellites.

Many applications to become a fellow are made each year, however backed by the chairman of the Observatory, David Strange, for the many talks that Charles […]

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In Brief...


Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell inspires Devon students
Posted: 2nd April 2019
Deadline to apply for a STEM teaching internship is this Sunday.
Posted: 26th March 2019
Deadline for 2019 entry: Monday 4th February
Posted: 30th January 2019
EMS Tops the League Tables
Posted: 29th January 2019
Sunday Times Sixth Form College of the Year
Posted: 27th November 2018
New Business Manager Opportunity
Posted: 18th October 2018
Duke of Gloucester has a taste of EMS
Posted: 2nd October 2018
Wow! Super results from the class of 2018
Posted: 17th August 2018
SPIDAS
Posted: 21st June 2018
Deadline for nominations
Posted: 21st June 2018
Year 6 Poster Competition
Posted: 21st June 2018
Open Day at EMS – Monday 25th June
Posted: 21st June 2018
EMC Christmas Lectures 2017
Posted: 15th December 2017
Christmas Lectures 2017
Posted: 13th December 2017
October Monthly Maths Competition Winner
Posted: 29th November 2017
Applications for September 2018 entry are now open
Posted: 16th October 2017
Taster Days for prospective students
Posted: 6th September 2017
Fantastic Results for Class of 2017
Posted: 17th August 2017
Year 6 Poster Competition – Results 2017
Posted: 21st July 2017
Year 13 student, Charles Powell, becomes a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society!
Posted: 26th May 2017
Conference for non-specialist teachers of Maths and Physics
Posted: 3rd May 2017
EMC Conference is here
Posted: 30th March 2017
Parents’ Forum Friday 10th February, 12.30pm
Posted: 9th February 2017
Late Applications for September Entry
Posted: 31st January 2017
EMS will be featured on BBC1 tonight, 7.30pm
Posted: 30th January 2017
One more week until applications close for September 2017 entry – deadline Monday 30th January
Posted: 23rd January 2017
Our first Open Evening of the year is on Wednesday 25th January. Come along and see what we’re all about!
Posted: 27th December 2016
Year 12 Problem Solving Days start in January!
Posted: 16th December 2016
Monthly Challenges Update
Posted: 2nd December 2016
Teachers’ FMSP Network Meeting – Thurs 1st December
Posted: 30th November 2016
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