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Built Environment & Heritage

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Created on 20 October 2010 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 25 November 2010 by ncetm_administrator
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Built Environment and Heritage
The build environment and our rich and varied heritage offer pupils the chance to get involved with large-scale maths and how it links with history. Questions such as, ‘how long would it take one builder to build Hadrian’s wall’ or ‘how do you scale up a drawing in a notebook to create a work of art on a hill-side’ will provide sufficient motivation for children to engage in some challenging mathematics. Town trails can provide many maths puzzles to solve and a wide ranging examples of maths in everyday use.
Y4 pupils visit local monuments as a starting point for various school-based maths activities.
Hadrian's Wall
Y2 pupils compare and contrast natural and man-made giants leading to a range of maths activities.
Coastal Monuments
Y1 pupils at the seaside using a variety of measuring devices in a new context.

The Bentley Foundation Programme
Y11 pupils attend Key Skills workshops with the Bentley Foundation.

STAR Centre & Beyond
A STEM funded project involving KS4 pupils in a role play and simulation exercise.
Durham City Maths Trails
A maths trail around the ancient city of Durham.
Maths Fieldwork at Carding Mill Valley
National Trust Site offers mathematics opportunities for both primary and secondary schools.

Explore the possibilities for facilitating mathematics outside the classroom.


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