Maths LIVE! Student Conference Event for KS4 at Disneyland® Paris
Monday 5th February and
Monday 4th March 2024 (SOLD OUT)
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.
|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|
|Morning||Morning departure for Disneyland® Paris by coach.|
|Evening||Overnight at Disneyland® Paris|
|Morning||MATHS LIVE! conference|
|Afternoon||Free time enjoying the magic of the Disney Parks including the Disney Fireworks.|
|Morning||Return Coach Travel|
|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 attending the 5th Feb 2024 event, eurostar and flight options available. ** On-site Disney hotels and additional nights also avaialble.
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:
- Geometry & measures
- 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
With her qualifications in astrophysics and passion for communicating science, Josie Peters is a clear and direct scientific advisor.
In 2014 Josie began communicating science by co-presenting on The Jodcast. Since then, she has co-hosted on Recycled Electrons (with Sky at Night presenter Prof. Chris Lintott) and A Piece of String.
She has also given numerous public talks and produced and presented videos on Astrophysics and Maths related topics and runs a popular TikTok Channel explaining big topics in Astrophysics.
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 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:
- Assist with hotel check-in
- Be on-hand & provide assistance throughout the event
- Register your students at the conference & take questions
- Assist with check-out & departure
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.
2 Night Coach Travel Package
Sunday to Tuesday
1 DAY PARK TICKET
Sunday: Morning departure for Paris, overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Monday: LIVE! Student Conference & Free time in the Disneyland® Paris parks. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Tuesday: Return coach travel.
3 Night Coach Travel Package
Sunday to Wednesday
Sunday - Wednesday
2 DAY PARK TICKET
Sunday: Morning departure for Disneyland® Paris, overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Monday: Live! Student Conference & Free time in park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Tuesday: Day trip to Paris. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Wednesday: Morning free in the Park. Return coach travel.
3 Nights Overnight Coach Travel Package
Saturday to Tuesday
2 DAY PARK TICKET
Saturday: Late evening departure. Night time channel crossing
Sunday: Morning arrival at Disneyland® Paris. Day free to use your Disneyland® Pass. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris
Monday: Live! Student Conference & Free time in park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.
Tuesday: Return coach travel
2 Night Eurostar Travel Package Sunday to Tuesday
1 DAY PARK TICKET
Sunday: Afternoon departure from St Pancras International. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.
Monday: LIVE! Student Conference & Free time in Park. Overnight at Disneyland® Paris.
Tuesday: Free time to enjoy the Disney Village. Early afternoon departure. Arrive back in London early evening.