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Maths Inspiration

Inspiring speakers demonstrate how school maths relates to interesting applications in the 'real-world'.

Maths Inspiration

Do your GCSE and Sixth Form students ever ask you questions like: "When am I ever going to need Pythagoras?" or "What's the point of statistics?".

Our live, interactive shows are a brilliant way to demonstrate how school maths relates to the real world, with the country's top maths presenters from the world of engineering, academia, the finance sector and more.

Our shows usually take place in theatres but this year they are taking place online.


Minimum of 100 participants, maximum of 5,000 participants.


We charge schools £78 (inc VAT) for access to a show. There is no limit on how many students from the school can take part. We also offer a season pass for £180 which gives the school access to all five shows (live or recorded).


Each online show lasts 90 minutes. 

Learning outcomes

  • Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects

  • Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects

  • Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers

Subjects and topics

    • Engineering
    • Maths
    • Design/Art/Fashion
    • General Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering/Systems/Processes

Gatsby benchmarks

The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:

  • Linking curriculum learning to careers

Essential skills

The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:

  • Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.

  • Problem Solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.

What the teachers say

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