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M&G Enterprise Challenge

Programme name:

M&G Enterprise Challenge (Numeracy Workshop)

Sector:

Financial Sector (Investment and Asset Management)

Corporate partner:

M&G

Where the programme will run:

Nationwide, with a focus on London, Reading, Edinburgh, Stirling (Craigforth)

Key Stage:

3

Year group:

7 & 8 (P5 & S1 in Scotland)

Number of students from each school who can take part:

 

40 - 50

Location of programme:

In school

Requirements from school:

 

Following confirmation of booking, the school should ensure that adequate numbers of staff are present during the workshop, and that the agreed number of students take part.

Cost of programme:

Free

Description:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This numeracy focused STEAM workshop will give students the opportunity to act as large-scale event organisers in charge of arranging a pop concert for 10,000 young people at Wembley Arena. Using maths 'by stealth', students will analyse the information available to help them make informed decisions about which artists they can afford to hire for the concert and how to arrange the respective stage layouts. As well as the concert, students will be also asked to consider the event’s catering and much more!

 

The workshop links mathematics to real life in a natural way and presents students with an opportunity to develop their mathematical skills and knowledge in addition to developing their softer skills such as communication, resilience and teamwork. The following curriculum linked areas will be covered (amongst others): profit and loss, budgets and wages, 2D and 3D shapes, averages, data etc.

Relevant Gatsby Benchmarks:

 

Gatsby Benchmark 5 - Encounters with employers and employees.

Gatsby Benchmark 6 - Experiences of workplaces.

How to book:

 

This programme is full for the academic year 2019-20 but you can register your school interest for 2020-21 with no obligation by clicking here to complete and submit the ‘expression of interest form’.

How places are allocated:

 

These are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis to schools in our target market (higher than average numbers of pupils eligible for pupil premium funding).