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Applications for 2022 now open!

Posted: 2 October 2021

Great news! Applications are now open to join our 6th form in 2022.

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Get in touch if you have any questions: admissions@exeterms.ac.uk

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The Write Angle is Write Back

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)

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Y11 Taster Day – Book your free place!

Posted: 7 September 2021

Are you considering exploring Maths, Physics & Computing at A Level?

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!

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Consultation on expanding the EMS catchment area

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 […]

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Exeter Maths School is now a Gender Action Supporter School

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/

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The Write Angle – Issue 3

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 3

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EMS Student Newspaper Launched

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 […]

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Applications for September 2021 entry now open

Posted: 1 October 2020

Our online application form is now open for September 2021 entry.  Click here: https://exetermathematicsschool.ac.uk/september-21-entry/

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Year 6 Primary Poster Competition Winners 2020

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, […]

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Best ever A-level results from EMS students

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 […]

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FREE PhysMaths CPD Workshop Bookings Open!

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.

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Teacher of Mathematics vacancy update

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 […]

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Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell inspires Devon students

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 […]

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Deadline to apply for a STEM teaching internship is this Sunday.

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.

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Deadline for 2019 entry: Monday 4th February

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 admissions@exetermathematicsschool.ac.uk or tel 01392 429020.

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EMS Tops the League Tables

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 […]

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Sunday Times Sixth Form College of the Year

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 […]

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New Business Manager Opportunity

Posted: 18 October 2018

Our fabulous School Business Manager is moving on to pastures new and so we have a wonderful opportunity for someone to lead our dedicated team of support staff.  If you know of someone with excellent leadership, financial acumen, and a commitment to creating and sustaining an outstanding educational environment, please point them in the direction of our Job Opportunities page.

The deadline for applicants is 12 pm on Monday 12th […]

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Duke of Gloucester has a taste of EMS

Posted: 2 October 2018

Pupils at the pioneering Exeter Mathematics School have received a royal visit thanks to their innovative work with academics and leading technology organisations.

The Duke of Gloucester, the Queen’s cousin visited the school today to find out more about the unique work by teachers to boost science, technology, engineering and maths skills and careers in the South West.

Exeter Mathematics School, which opened in 2014, is one of only two specialist schools […]

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Wow! Super results from the class of 2018

Posted: 17 August 2018

Once again, our students have achieved some of the best A-level results in the country – setting them on the path towards becoming the much-needed engineers and scientists of the future.

Over ten percent of students will attend either Oxford or Cambridge to study degrees, including mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering.

This year 62 per cent of examinations were graded at A or A* and 82 per cent were graded at A*, A […]

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In Brief...


Applications for 2022 now open!
Posted: 2 October 2021
The Write Angle is Write Back
Posted: 17 September 2021
Y11 Taster Day – Book your free place!
Posted: 7 September 2021
Consultation on expanding the EMS catchment area
Posted: 1 September 2021
Exeter Maths School is now a Gender Action Supporter School
Posted: 20 April 2021
The Write Angle – Issue 3
Posted: 19 January 2021
EMS Student Newspaper Launched
Posted: 27 November 2020
Applications for September 2021 entry now open
Posted: 1 October 2020
Year 6 Primary Poster Competition Winners 2020
Posted: 15 July 2020
Best ever A-level results from EMS students
Posted: 15 August 2019
FREE PhysMaths CPD Workshop Bookings Open!
Posted: 11 June 2019
Teacher of Mathematics vacancy update
Posted: 4 May 2019
Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell inspires Devon students
Posted: 2 April 2019
Deadline to apply for a STEM teaching internship is this Sunday.
Posted: 26 March 2019
Deadline for 2019 entry: Monday 4th February
Posted: 30 January 2019
EMS Tops the League Tables
Posted: 29 January 2019
Sunday Times Sixth Form College of the Year
Posted: 27 November 2018
New Business Manager Opportunity
Posted: 18 October 2018
Duke of Gloucester has a taste of EMS
Posted: 2 October 2018
Wow! Super results from the class of 2018
Posted: 17 August 2018
SPIDAS
Posted: 21 June 2018
Deadline for nominations
Posted: 21 June 2018
Year 6 Poster Competition
Posted: 21 June 2018
Open Day at EMS – Monday 25th June
Posted: 21 June 2018
EMC Christmas Lectures 2017
Posted: 15 December 2017
Christmas Lectures 2017
Posted: 13 December 2017
October Monthly Maths Competition Winner
Posted: 29 November 2017
Applications for September 2018 entry are now open
Posted: 16 October 2017
Taster Days for prospective students
Posted: 6 September 2017
Fantastic Results for Class of 2017
Posted: 17 August 2017
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