KS5 Enrichment & University Preparation

Challenge and Enrichment

Maths Challenges

UKMT Maths Challenges -  Click here 
Canadian Maths Challenges - Click here  (Grade 11 is equivalent to Year 12 in the UK)

Year 12 Maths CLub

For Lower Sixth Form students (and Year 11 students). The sessions are intended for able mathematicians, and the content is aimed to provide sufficient grounding to effectively tackle Senior Maths Challenge, British Maths Olympiad, Maths Aptitude Test and STEP problems.papers - Click here

Challenging Questions involving A-Level Maths

Ritangle is a team competition, no knowledge of mathematics beyond A level Mathematics required - Twenty five questions providing information needed for the final challenge - Click here

Martin Greenhow at Brunel University has set up a suite of mathematics tests for "bored" GCSE & A-Level students at:  Click here

These papers use the C1 to C4 content but are designed to challenge the most able - Click here
Hungarian Maths Problems - The different sets were entrance examinations for different majors, such as engineering or mathematics - Click here
Some interesting questions only requiring AS Maths but more thought provoking can be found here with the Oxford Physics Aptitude Tests Maths section - Click here
MEI Produce regular problems for those who like a challenge - Click here

Preparing for Uni, STEP, MAT or AEA Papers

STEP links - Click here

Cambridge University Support Modules - Foundation Course - Click here                                                                                                                                   Step 2 - Click here                                                                                                                                 Step 3 - Click here

Applying to Uni for Physics or Engineering - Click here

Students planning on pursuing Maths based courses at University or sitting the STEP papers would benefit from these modules compiled by NRICH - Click here

The Step Papers going back to 1987can be found if you Click here     

Worked Solutions for STEP and AEA papers at Integral Website - Click here  

Go to https://my.integralmaths.org/login/                Username: mei-step    Password: Stepaea1

STEP, AEA and MAT papers divided by topic - Click here
The STEP database 1988-2018 - Searchable collection of STEP questions Click here.

MAT Past papers and Solutions - Click here

MAT worked solutions 2019 Videos - Click here

AEA Papers can be found if you Click here

Challenging Worked examples - Click here and Click here

Beyond the Curriculum

Beautiful Mathematical Documentaries to Make you fall in  Love with Mathematics

These are very “interesting” because they present either actual mathematics, mathematicians, or mathematics history and are presented in order to attract undergraduates toward mathematics - Click here

Mandelbrot Set Exploration - 6 superbly structured tasks - Click here

Numberphile: A superb range of videos - Click here

Over 2500 lectures on mathematics organized by subject matter and level of mathematics - Click here
Sixty Symbols Videos: Cool videos about physics and astronomy - Click here

Objectivity Videos: Videos about Cool objects - Click here

Great document of suggestions for sources and ideas beyond the curriculum - Click here

Enrichment Activities and Ideas - Click here

Interesting article entitled "What did Ada Lovelace's Program Actually Do?" - Click here

Fancy something very substantial? Think about one of our challenging open investigations. These will take time and you will need to pose your own questions and make your own mathematical discoveries - Click here

Conway's Game of Life - A beginners Guide - Click here and a summary of some of the key facts - Click here 

Explore Eulcid's Elements - Digitised with interactive coloured diagrams - Click here

Free Online Courses

Free Learning from the Open University - Click here

Free online Learning from Future Learn - Click here