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The University of Southampton
Mathematics and Science Learning Centre

Maths summer school

Maths KS3 and KS4 Summer School Teacher Subject Specialism Training

DatesSouthampton session details
Mon 10 July  Number, led by Peter Ransom
Tue 11 July  Algebra led by Chrissy Foulds
Wed 12 July  Shape, space and geometry led by Chrissy Foulds
Thu 13 July  Statistics and probability led by Peter Ransom
Fri 14 July  Problem solving and reasoning led by Chrissy Foulds
DatesPortsmouth session details
Mon 17 July  Number led by Peter Ransom
Tue 18 July  Algebra led by Chrissy Foulds
Wed 19 July  Shape, space and geometry led by Chrissy Foulds
Thu 20 July  Statistics and probability led by Peter Ransom
Fri 21 July  Problem solving and reasoning led by Chrissy Foulds


Please email the Centre at with the title 'Booking for Maths Summer School' and include your preferred location 'Portsmouth' or 'Southampton'.

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Free to state-funded schools and colleges. Funded by the National College for Teaching and Leadership. Cost for 5 day programme £495 (independent schools)


Chrissy Foulds
Chrissy Foulds

Chrissy Foulds has 14 years’ experience as a classroom practitioner of teaching Mathematics at secondary schools in both Southampton and Hampshire. She completed a PGCE in 2002 and MA(Ed) in 2015 at University of Southampton. Having mentored and coached many PGCE mathematics trainees Chrissie is now Lead Mentor across the School having responsibility for mentoring and coaching both SCITT and PGCE trainees.

Peter Ransom
Peter Ransom

Peter Ransom is the Chair of Council (and a Past President) of The Mathematical Association and a semi-retired freelancer. He has worked with Bath Spa University’s School of Education from 2010 to 2015 and works with a variety of mathematics teachers as part of The Prince’s Teaching Institute. Peter is on the Education Committee of the LMS, a Fellow of the IMA and also belongs to the ATM and BSHM. He was involved with the Bowland Maths initiative as project leader for the sundials case study. Peter spent over 30 years teaching secondary mathematics in state comprehensives He has enjoyed mathematics all his life and tries to pass on that enjoyment to all he meets.

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