Maths

Successful Mathematicians - Georgie Bumpus, April Qian, Thomas Hilbert, Simba Ding
05 Dec 2016
Young mathematicians from Shrewsbury Sixth Form College achieved outstanding results in this year’s prestigious UK Senior Maths Challenge.  “The outcome of 10 Gold, 29 Silver and 28 Bronze certificates reflects the skill and talent of the participating students,” comments Chris Sears, Assistant Head. “Maths is a very popular subject at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College with over 550 of our students...
07 Jun 2016
From September 2016 adults across Shropshire, will have the opportunity to complete a GCSE in English or maths fully funded with County Training. The training provider will be offering GCSE courses to adults for the second year running, as a response to the Government strategy to improve post-16 numeracy and literacy. Government research has found that 40% of pupils do not get GCSE grades A* to C...
Wendy Hayes, GCSE course tutor at County Training and County Training GCSE student Chloe Jones getting her results
21 Aug 2015
Shropshire Council’s County Training, the largest private training provider in Shropshire, has achieved it’s first year of GCSE results. As a response to the Government strategy to improve post-16 numeracy and literacy, the training provider began delivering GCSE maths in September 2014. County Training is proud to announce that they have a pass rate of 61% of students gaining A* - C. Wendy Hayes...
Dennis the Menace
28 Mar 2015
According to research published by the Institute of Education in February 2014 (Research Briefing No. 106), children who read for pleasure are likely to do significantly better at school than their peers who do not. "Reading for fun improves not only literacy but maths attainment too...From a policy perspective, this strongly supports the need to support and encourage children's reading in their...
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