Published: Wednesday, 3rd April 2019
Students from ten secondary schools in west Norfolk attended a one day PiXL conference focusing on mathematics on 18 March at the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange.
Approximately 1400 students attended the two sessions of the PiXL conference. The students were given some top tips on how to tackle their GCSE maths exams, and learned new ways to approach the questions. They also received a booklet to work through on the day that can be used to plan revision and teaching.
PiXL (Partners in Excellence) is a not-for-profit partnership of over 1600 secondary schools, 500 sixth forms, and 830 primary schools. PiXL shares best practice to raise standards in schools, collaborates around leadership and resources, and organises regular conferences to share ideas.
The two maths sessions, looked at geometry and algebra, plus guidance on revision.
The PiXL conference was part of a series of events organised by John Hirst of the West Norfolk Academies Trust in conjunction with the Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk, that aim to prepare Year 11 students for their upcoming GCSE exams.
This event followed the success of the Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Dickins Christmas Carol plays and West Norfolk University Challenge Conference (WNUCC19), held in January.