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Providing a world-class education to the most able maths students from all backgrounds.

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Have your say

Our formal consultation is now open and we would like to hear your views on the proposed Maths School. To find out more and to have your say, please visit the Section 10 Consultation page.  The consultation period closes on 29th March 2021.

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About us

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Who we are

A sixth form community where talented mathematicians can excel. Based close to Cardinal Newman College in Preston, we will provide an intellectually stimulating and challenging curriculum along with high-quality resources for 16-19 year olds who love maths.

As part of the Rigby Education Trust, with Lancaster University and Cardinal Newman College, you will receive exceptional teaching, first-class facilities, and a high-quality enrichment programme that encourages the practical application of maths and brings in industry experts to the classroom.

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More than maths

All students study A-levels in Mathematics and Further Mathematics. You will then choose your third and fourth A-level from either the subjects taught at the LUSoM campus, such as Physics, Chemistry or Computer Science, or select from any other Level 3 subject taught at Cardinal Newman College.

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Exceptional teaching

Our exceptional teaching is provided by specialist Maths School staff. We will push the boundaries of maths education, inspire and challenge you every single day, and give you the freedom and encouragement to be openly passionate and excited about maths.

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The LUSoM guarantee

Students who attend and successfully complete their studies at Lancaster University School of Mathematics will be guaranteed an offer for nominated degree programmes at Lancaster University, provided they meet the entry requirements.

“Exeter Maths School interested me because I liked the concept of going to a school where I wasn’t odd or weird for liking maths. They offered all the subjects that I wanted to do and it meant that everyone there would be studying Maths or Further Maths, which was different to my secondary school sixth form where about 5 people would be studying them.  The community was very close – the teachers felt like friends and everyone was like me. It felt very supportive and inviting – we all appreciated maths jokes!”

Susan Ross, graduate of Exeter Maths School and currently studying MSc Mathematics (Study Abroad) at Lancaster University.

We will welcome our first cohort in 2022.