Posted: 10 July 2023
On Monday 26th June we celebrated Year 13 achievements in their EMC and Curriculum X projects with our annual awards ceremony hosted by the University of Exeter. It was a fantastic event, attended by Year 13 students, their parents and guardians, university and EMS staff. Gihan Marasingha, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Exeter, presented the awards on behalf of Professor Tim Quine and spoke enthusiastically about the […]Read more
Posted: 5 July 2023
Ancient Egyptian Fractions was the theme for this year’s poster competition, leading to some eye-catching designs from our primary school competitors. We were as delighted as ever by the quality of design, research and mathematics on display; well done to everyone that took part.
Marks were awarded for mathematical content, creativity and overall presentation. After much wrangling and careful analysis by our year 12 students, the following posters emerged triumphant:
First Place: 4 […]Read more
Posted: 24 February 2023
We are pleased to confirm our Paid Internship programme will be running again in the summer term. The programme is for students currently studying at university who are considering a career teaching Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages or Physics. Deadline for applications is Sunday 12th March. Click here for further information.Read more
Posted: 2 October 2021
Great news! Applications are now open to join our 6th form in 2022.
Get in touch if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.orgRead more
Posted: 17 September 2021
Our student newspaper, launched last year, is back and looking for new recruits to join the team. Published once a fortnight throughout the autumn and spring term, it’s students led and student run. Check out the latest edition here: Exeter Maths School | Extra Curricular (exetermathematicsschool.ac.uk)Read more
Posted: 7 September 2021
If you’re based in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset or Somerset & in Y11 – sign up to one of our Taster Days: bit.ly/EMSTasterDay
Come & find out what we’re all about!Read more
Posted: 1 September 2021
There’s a network of maths schools opening up in the coming years and it leaves a big whole in provision for the South West. We’re very short on space in our current building and it’s starting to limit our activities. These are just two of the reasons we would like to expand our catchment area, increase student numbers and move into a larger building.
We’ve been thinking carefully about this for […]Read more
Posted: 20 April 2021
Exeter Maths School is committed to working towards overturning society’s implicit bias and gender stereotyping.
We are proud to announce that we are an official Gender Action Supporter, promoting gender equity and ensuring no child’s choice is limited by gendered stereotypes.
Read more about the project here: https://www.genderaction.co.uk/
Posted: 19 January 2021
In the latest issue of the school’s student newspaper, you’ll find articles covering ‘The History of Desirable Dress’, ‘Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing’, ‘Doubling Your Money Risk Free’ & much more!
Have a read, here: The Write Angle – Issue 3Read more
Posted: 27 November 2020
Hot off the press, or at least, straight from the keyboard, the first-edition of “The Write Angle” is available to read. Written by students for students, it explores Global Affairs, the extinction of the Spix Macaw, issues of gender in computer science and a puzzle from a member of our alumni. The editors hope this issue will inspire other EMS students to submit articles and contribute towards what will become […]Read more
Posted: 1 October 2020
Our online application form is now open for September 2021 entry. Click here: https://exetermathematicsschool.ac.uk/september-21-entry/Read more
Posted: 15 July 2020
We had around 20 posters from four schools in the South West. The judges really enjoyed discussing the merits of each poster and delighted so many took part despite the current situation. The top three posters all came from one school, St Mary’s Church of England school Brixton.
This is what the judges have said about the wining poster: All the judges were impressed by the winning poster due to its clear presentation, […]Read more
Posted: 15 August 2019
Pupils at a pioneering specialist mathematics school which provides “life-changing” opportunities have achieved some of the best A-level results in the country.
Exeter Mathematics School, which opened in 2014, is one of only two specialist state sixth forms for enthusiastic young mathematicians and scientists in the UK.
A total of 91 per cent of pupils got either an A*, A or B in maths, further maths, physics and computer science A-level this […]Read more
Posted: 11 June 2019
We have a fabulous programme of workshops lined up for our FREE PhysMaths CPD events this year – Physics on Weds 10th July and Maths on Thurs 11th. Click here for further info.Read more
Posted: 4 May 2019
We are currently recruiting a new Maths teacher to join our team. This is due to a planned expansion of our outreach work. It will be an exciting time to join the school as we build on our work with the wider community. Having been up and running for five years much is well established but fresh eyes bring fresh insight – we’ll be as keen to learn from you […]Read more
Posted: 2 April 2019
It was our great pleasure to welcome Jocelyn Bell Burnell to Exeter on Friday 29th March. An incredibly generous and outward-looking Physicist, Jocelyn dedicated her whole day to activities organised by EMS.
With the support of the University of Exeter, we were able to invite schools from across the region to attend a talk at the Northcott Theatre. Jocelyn presented and took questions from the audience for over an hour before […]Read more
Posted: 26 March 2019
This summer, STEM undergraduates could earn up to £1200 whilst gaining valuable work experience in schools. If you’re considering teaching Physics or Mathematics as a career this will be ideal for you.
The deadline for completing applications is this Sunday 31st March. Further details and a link to the application form can be found here.Read more
Posted: 30 January 2019
The deadline for applications for September 2019 entry is Monday 4th February. Please click here to access the application form. For any queries, please email email@example.com or tel 01392 429020.Read more
Posted: 29 January 2019
Students who completed their studies in 2018 achieved the best set of results on record for EMS, improving on the already excellent record set by their peers from the year above.
The progress they made (also known as Value Added Score) places them 1st in our catchment area in the South West and 21st nationally – a true testament to their hard work and dedication. The proportion of students achieving AAB […]Read more
Posted: 27 November 2018
Exeter Mathematics School has been named as The Sunday Times Sixth Form College of the Year.
The state-funded School is just four years old, and is jointly sponsored by the University of Exeter and Exeter College. Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2019, published in The Sunday Times and online this Sunday, November 25.
The 120 students at Exeter Mathematics School achieved outstanding A-level success with 56% of students getting at […]Read more