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Maths LIVE! Student Conference Event for KS4 at Disneyland® Paris

Event Dates: 

Monday 3rd February and Monday 3rd March 2025

Show your students maths in action at our Maths LIVE! conference.  A half day conference where students will hear from a variety of passionate mathematicians, combined with practical student activities all within the magic of Disneyland®  Paris. 

Fun and learning in one!.

Our motivational Mathematicians will use real-life experiences and situations to show learners how mathematics is all around us.  It is not a subject to be feared but celebrated for the answers it can provide to real life problems. There will be the opportunity to ask questions of our mathematicians and learn about careers associated with the subject during the interactive Q&A sessions.

As part of the immersive educational experience, each student will receive their own workbook in advance of the event for pre-trip preparation as well as park challenges for them to complete throughout the course of the weekend, all covering the fundamentals of Maths at Key Stage 4.

Prices start from£435pp

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Morning departure for Disneyland® Paris by coach. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
2 MATHS LIVE! conference Free time enjoying the magic of the Disney Parks including the Disney Fireworks.
3 Return Coach Travel Arrive back at School
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Morning Morning departure for Disneyland® Paris by coach.
Afternoon
Evening Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Morning MATHS LIVE! conference
Afternoon Free time enjoying the magic of the Disney Parks including the Disney Fireworks.
Evening
Morning Return Coach Travel
Afternoon
Evening Arrive back at School

Price Shown includes

  • Return coach travel
  • 2 nights bed & breakfast accommodation at Chateau de Grande Romaine*
  • Park Hopper Ticket
  • Attendance at the Maths LIVE! Conference
  • Curriculum-linked workbook for students
  • Group Travel Insurance
  • 1:10 free place ratio for staff on a twin room basis
  • Support from our Events Team in Disneyland® Paris throughout your stay

Based on 40 passengers travelling by coach to the 3rd Feb 2025 event. Eurostar and flight options available.  

*On-site Disney hotels and additional nights also available.

 

 

 


Who Is This For?

The event is aimed at Key Stage 4 students of Maths and is designed to complement studies within the AQA, OCR, Edexcel syllabus as well as complementing WJEC and SQA qualifications.

Topics from across the Maths curriculum brought to life at our event include:

  • Number
  • Algebra
  • Geometry & measures
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Ratio, proportion & rates of change


The whole experience perfectly complements classroom learning



Event details and 2024 speakers at LIVE! events

Jon Chase - Facilitator - 5th February

Jon Chase is a science communicator, author and science rapper currently posted at Leiden University in the Netherlands. He has an intense passion for scientific thinking and believes that knowledge should be made available in a way that allows as many people as possible the opportunity to gain access to it. 

He has presented science for BBC learning on TV and YouTube and also co-authored books on The Science of Star Wars and The Science of Jurassic World. In 2017 he was awarded the Josh Award in Science Communication but is most well known for his science raps, which he has produced for various learning establishments and organisations including NASA, BBC, CH4 and Chester Zoo.

Dave Chawner - Facilitator - 4th March

"Dave is a number 1 best-selling author, award-winning stand-up comic and presenter.
Dave has appeared BBC, ITV & Channel 4 and last year presented a series of documentaries for BBC’s Tomorrow’s World on Body Dysmorphic Disorder. His recent book Weight Expectations became a best-seller just 3 days after being released and looks at his anorexic past and sensitively uses humour to tackle the very serious issues of Eating Disorders. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Metro & Cosmopolitan on topics such as masculinity, sexuality and mental health.
Dave is an Ambassador for Mind, Rethink Mental Illness, The Mental Health Foundation and BEAT (UK’s Eating Disorder Charity)."

 

Dr Josie Peters

Dr Josie Peters is a science communicator, comedian, illustrator and astrophysicist. During her PhD at the University of Oxford, she wanted to demystify the Universe with clear explanations - and a sense of humour! Combining her science, comedy and illustration skills Josie is an entertaining and engaging presenter who brings maths and science to life.

Josie has presented several online series for BBC Earth, worked with BBC Studios, YouTube Originals, the Natural History Museum, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, and popular children’s TV programme Hey Duggee! You can find her explaining astrophysics on TikTok, or singing and performing in a totally-silly non-science capacity at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Dr Matt Pritchard

Dr Matt Pritchard is a maths and science magician. As a Curator of Wonder, his amazing performances both inspire and inform.

Previously Matt conducted atomic physics research at Durham University before working at Thinktank Science Museum. In addition to this experience, he has 22 years working as a professional magician and is an Associate of the Inner Magic Circle - one of only 300 people in the world to hold this distinction. 

Matt is a TEDx speaker, Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association, runner up in the 'Illusion of the Year Contest' 2020, and an inadvertent TikTok sensation.

Bobby Seagull

Bobby Seagull is a television personality (University Challenge and the Monkman and Seagull Genius Guides), author (The Life-Changing Magic if Numbers) and vocal advocate of the importance of maths and numeracy. He teaches maths at his local school in east London. 

LIVE! Events Team

Our LIVE! Events Team provide expert on-site support throughout your stay to make your trip as easy and memorable as possible: 

  • Be on-hand & provide assistance throughout the event 
  • Register your students at the conference & take questions 

Q&A Session

Our lively and interactive question and answer session gives the students control to ask the questions they want answers to.  All the speakers take to the stage to answer questions to provide different perspectives and to offer invaluable career advice from their own experience.

Workbook and Park Challenges

Our complementary workbooks are designed to be used as your group enjoy the Disney® Parks.  The workbooks contain park challenges which encourage students to take a step back and critically appraise the resort from their subject perspective. These park challenges provide opportunity for problem solving, decision making as well as working together so that your students get the maximum from the their time at Disneyland® Paris.