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#Cambridge #13-15 years old #Maximum class size of 15 #From £5895

Mathematics

Stack the odds in your favour. We’ll use a range of fundamental techniques, problems and brainteasers to find the fun side of probability, algebra or geometry. Ready to play?
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Learning

Outline

Become a master of numbers, pattern and logic on our strategic Maths course. You’ll learn how to use your mathematical intuition, the mathematics behind applying fundamental theorems and concepts and how we can use numbers and logical thinking to explore real-world scenarios.

Teaching methodology

Learning in a small group (no more than 15 students and often fewer) means that you get quality time with your teacher and ask as many questions as you like! Through interactive learning, our teachers will guide you through new concepts and assign you practice tasks to build your knowledge and skills. You will also have an opportunity for group work, independent research, and homework assignments to be discussed in class. Small classes mean everyone gets to have their say, and students learn from debating with one another, as well as from their tutor.

The experience

It’s all about balance. Study with us at Cambridge and we’ll help you embrace everything the city has to offer – from socialising with new friends with shared interests to field trips and excursions for practical lessons you just can’t learn from a textbook. We understand students. We make sure you’re stimulated with a social calendar that packs it all in, from traditional guided tours of the University museums to a tranquil afternoon punting on the River Cam.

And of course, you’ll experience the true Cambridge way of life from weekly formal dinners to competitive debating and croquet. Remember to save some energy for dancing the night away at a disco!

Typical outings

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Westminster, London

The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace – just a few of the world-famous landmarks in this part of London. Enjoy being at the heart of our vibrant capital.

British Museum

Discover amazing treasures and experience the history of people from around the world. Then explore the heart of London from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square to the National Gallery and St James' Park.

Canterbury

Enjoy the fun of the classic Chaucer's Canterbury Tales as we take you back in history to discover English life in the 14th Century. Explore the famous Cathedral and even have a go at dressing in clothes of the time.

Greenwich

Explore the history of space, time and navigation at the Royal Observatory, step aboard the historic Cutty Sark, and uncover gripping stories about how today’s world was shaped at the National Maritime Museum.

Warwick Castle

Let your imagination roar with history, magic, myth and adventure in the age of gallant dragon-slaying knights. And discover dark dungeons and watch birds of prey soar at one of England’s finest mediaeval castles.

Tower of London

The Crown Jewels, Beefeaters, and over 1,000 years of history – explore this iconic ancient fortress and castle, walk along the mighty river Thames and discover vibrant Brick Lane.

Portsmouth

It’s action stations as you step aboard world-famous warships, including Nelson’s HMS Victory, brave the glass floor of the Spinnaker Tower, and explore one of England’s most important naval cities.

Reviews

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Dylan, Australia

"The tutors don’t simply teach us to jump through hoops; they adapt the tutorials to really make the most of our knowledge and potential."

Uzair, Pakistan

"I am so happy that I picked this course over any others and I truly feel that this was a once in a lifetime experience."

Stay in Cambridge

Home to Cambridge University since 1209, this city is famous for its cyclists, its museums, and of course, the 107 Nobel Laureates. But have you heard of the Mathematical Bridge (c.1749)- the first bridge built using mathematical principles? Or did you know that the first official game of football with rules similar to those we use now was played in 1848 in the middle of the city? Cambridge has so much to offer, from a vibrant history to cobbled streets and cozy cafes. It’s the perfect place to study, and spend a summer exploring.

You will be staying in single or twin room college accommodation, occupied by students during term time, located within a mile of the centre. Your accommodation will be ideally located to explore all the best areas of the city, from its oldest colleges to its lovely cafes. Ensuite rooms may be available at some locations.

You will get a chance to eat in a variety of restaurants in Cambridge, tasting food from all over the world. On top of that, you’ll be treated to a delicious formal dinner in your college - a three-course meal where everyone gets a chance to dress up!

Tutors

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Andrew Byekwaso

Andrew has over 20 years experience of in teaching, including GCSE & A Level Mathematics to motivate learners. He likes to use a variety of methods including teaching with technology. He is familiar with the new 9-1 UK GCSE curriculum, but also has IGCSE and IB experience. Outside of maths, Andrew enjoys outdoor exploits, current affairs and international development as he has had wide and varied experience in International Emergency Operations.

James Arthur

As well as a tutor, James is an alumnus of Oxford Summer Courses. His specialisations range from Logic and Model Theory to Non-linear Dynamics and Fluids and Algebraic Geometry. He has been involved in various projects working on formalising mathematical theorems. His first paper is due to be published in early 2022. When not studying, James travels the country getting people excited about maths. Recently, this has involved speaking at Oxbridge colleges, appearing on BBC radio and speaking at Imperial College. His aim is to become an academic, who travels the world talking about abstract and complicated Mathematics.

Dr Simon Mullen

PhD Differential Geometry, University of Leeds - Simon is a maths educator. He spent many years in the IT industry working on the development of geometric software. So, with the encouragement of friends and family he changed careers to go into maths teaching. Simon is interested in both the history and the future of maths. His courses take you from the work of great Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) and touch upon the use of computer algebra systems like Maxima.

Dates & Prices

25 Jun - 8 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

9 Jul - 22 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

16 Jul - 29 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£5895

23 Jul - 5 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

30 Jul - 12 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£5895

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