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Maths, Stats and Physics Outreach for Schools

Our events are aimed at promoting the study of mathematics, statistics and physics at A Level and beyond.

Outreach events

School Physicist of the Year

The awards celebrate the talent of exceptional physics students from across the region. Find out more.

Maths Challenge

Each year we run a maths challenge for students in year 8 and below, and a senior challenge for students in year 10 and below. Find out more.

Year 9 and 10 WISDOM Event

Find out about the Women In Science Doing Outstanding Maths (and Physics) virtual careers event.

Year 10 Conference

The conference is aimed at encouraging pupils to continue studying mathematics at A Level. Find out more about this event.

Year 11 Physics Enrichment Event

This event aims to ease the transition between the content expectations of GCSE and A Level physics. Find out more.

Year 12 School Visits

We can arrange for undergraduate students to visit your school, to give an insight into what life is like for a mathematics student or member of staff at Newcastle University. Find out more.

Year 12 and 13 Physics A Level Practical Support

We provide access to excellent laboratory facilities and academic expertise. We hope this will inspire confidence and lead to students wishing to study physics at undergraduate level. Find out how to access this support.

GCSE to A-level Maths Transition Course

Our GCSE to A-level Maths Transition Course aims to support students with the move from studying GCSE Maths to A-level Maths.

Problem Solving Workshops for year 9 and 11

We offer 2 hour Problem Solving sessions for Year 11 students who are aiming for a grade 9 (January) and enthusiastic Year 9 students (June/July).

What Can Mathematicians Do?

What Can Mathematicians Do? is a series of online public maths presentations organised by Newcastle University’s School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics. The presentations cover a wide range of topics in maths, stats and physics, such as how colours mix, how to make a mint on the stock market, and how to pick your next Netflix binge.

For more information