Contextualising maths by looking at how it is used outside of school is a fantastic way to bring the curriculum to life. Most importantly, it can be really inspirational for children!
Although you might not think it, lots of jobs use maths - sometimes in unexpected ways.
So, what better way to motivate children by discovering more about these exciting careers?
Below are a collection of interviews we have conducted with professionals who use maths everyday in their roles. Why not take a look at them with your class or child? Each role demonstrates how maths is used outside of the classroom in diverse and fascinating ways!
Why not take a trip back through time and explore the ways prominent historical figures have contributed to the field of mathematics over the years?