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 […]Read more
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.Read more
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or tel 01392 429020.Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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/Read more
Posted: 21st June 2018
Teacher deadline for next year’s Outreach MSC and PSC programmes is Monday 25th June. Click here for further info.
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.Read more
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.
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 […]Read more
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.
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 […]Read more
Posted: 16th October 2017
Please click here to access the on-line form and for further information.Read more
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 :Read more
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 […]Read more
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:
Maija Wilson, Anabel Salmon, Lowen Dymond and Amber Drysdale , Perranporth Community Primary School, Cornwall
Second […]Read more
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 […]Read more