For anyone disappointed by the recent pulling of ‘Two Infinities and Beyond” Part 2, Radio 4’s Rutherford & Fry (on Weds 12 Dec, due to the Brexit debacle), here is the link to catch up with it on the I-Player:
For a limited time only, I am offering A Level Maths Sessions at the reduced cost of £25 per hour. This Offer will expire on 31st October and applies to AS students only.
I’m currently full up with GCSE clients, but I always like working with A Level Maths Students – so here’s a offer for A Level Tuition in January: pay only £25 per session 🙂
I currently don’t have any A Level Maths students (I enjoy working with A Level Students), so here’ s an offer to encourage anyone thinking about A Level Maths tuition in Nottingham:
For AS/Yr12 A Level Students: First TWO SESSIONS FREE!
This offer will expire on 31st October 2017
Pupils in England will sit a times tables check, from 2019, at the end of their primary years, Schools Minister Nick Gibb has confirmed.
Responding to the news, Anne Watson, emeritus professor of mathematics education at the University of Oxford, expressed concern for pupils who struggled with the test.
“My main concern is what he [Mr Gibb] has in mind for the children who do not pass the test”.
On a non-Maths note, this is a Bicycle culture event taking place in central Nottingham
Surprisingly bad, especially considering how many current top Mathematicians and Scientists are from the UK. Slightly better news is that Nottinghamshire is just above the National Average measure of success at GCSE Maths (5 subjects inc Maths and English) with 58% of pupils achieving this.
Local Maths luminary George Green (of the windmill fame) is the subject of a play on at Nottingham Lakeside Arts Centre this Friday 4th November. The play is called George Green Goes Home and tickets cost £3
There does not seem to a definitive explanation available yet, but what I have gleaned from several sources is looking like this: A** = Level 9; A* = Level 8; A = Level 7; B = Level 6; C = Level 5 etc….down to G = Level 1. The new Level 9 is described as being “above A*”, hence I have called it “A**”.
Well done to my (former) Year 11 students who got their desired Maths GCSE grades recently: a testament to all the hard work put in.