Posted: 15th July 2020
We had around 20 posters from four schools in the South West. The judges really enjoyed discussing the merits of each poster and delighted so many took part despite the current situation. The top three posters all came from one school, St Mary’s Church of England school Brixton.
This is what the judges have said about the wining poster: All the judges were impressed by the winning poster due to its clear presentation, […]Read more
Posted: 15th August 2019
Pupils at a pioneering specialist mathematics school which provides “life-changing” opportunities have achieved some of the best A-level results in the country.
Exeter Mathematics School, which opened in 2014, is one of only two specialist state sixth forms for enthusiastic young mathematicians and scientists in the UK.
A total of 91 per cent of pupils got either an A*, A or B in maths, further maths, physics and computer science A-level this […]Read more
Posted: 3rd July 2019
Natural Occurrences of the Fibonacci Sequence was the theme for this year’s poster competition, leading to some eye-catching designs from our primary school competitors. We were as delighted as ever by the quality of design, research and mathematics on display; well done to everyone that took part.
Marks were awarded for mathematical content (50%), creativity (25%) and overall presentation (25%). After much wrangling and careful analysis, the following posters emerged triumphant:
First […]Read more
Posted: 11th June 2019
We have a fabulous programme of workshops lined up for our FREE PhysMaths CPD events this year – Physics on Weds 10th July and Maths on Thurs 11th. Click here for further info.Read more
Posted: 4th May 2019
We are currently recruiting a new Maths teacher to join our team. This is due to a planned expansion of our outreach work. It will be an exciting time to join the school as we build on our work with the wider community. Having been up and running for five years much is well established but fresh eyes bring fresh insight – we’ll be as keen to learn from you […]Read more
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