Young maths enthusiast Rebecca Tacey (20), an apprentice at Total Lindsey Oil Refinery, addressed a maths conference in Scunthorpe - in a bid to inspire students to follow challenging careers.
While some young people were no doubt chilling during the Easer break from a busy school term, a group of enthusiastic GCSE maths students from six North Lincolnshire schools got down to intensive revision to help them achieve top grades in their summer exams.
They attended a two-day conference organised by North Lincolnshire Council at Brumby Engineering College in Scunthorpe.
Students took part in an interactive presentation with Rebecca, a local instrumentation apprentice at Total Lindsey Oil Refinery in Immingham.
Rebecca talked about the importance of having a good understanding of maths in every day life, and how a maths qualification can open many doors, at it did for her. Rebecca encouraged students, particularly young women, to follow careers in engineering.
Students said they’d enjoyed trying out new ways of learning and meeting students and teachers from other schools.
Over 90 per cent of students said they found the conference useful and that their confidence in maths had increased as a result.
Good luck to you all in your exams!
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