February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.


How to Grow a Real Mathematician – Aileen Hoare – Parent Session

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How to Grow a Real Mathematician – Aileen Hoare – Parent Session

(best planted as early as possible!) - Parent Session

Parent Session

Is your child a human calculator or a mathematician? This presentation will look at what it actually means to be a real mathematician; the skills and attributes a child needs and how we as parents can help to foster and encourage their development.

Session Presenter

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Aileen Hoare

Aileen Hoare is Chair of Northwest Gifted and Talented and has been a regular at Potential Plus UK events for many years. We have come to expect challenges, problems, points of mathematical interest and personalisation for Aileen. During the past few months Aileen has run Potential Plus UK’s popular vPlus courses for children, investigating maths

Event Hours(1)

  • Wed 24th Feb

    20.00 - 21.00

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Potential Plus UK is a leading UK charity in the field of High Learning Potential (gifted/more able) and Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (gifted/more able + special educational need or disability). If you would like to find out more about how we support children and young people, their families and schools please see our parent website Potential Plus UK

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We are grateful to the Government for funding this festival free through the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund


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