At Airedale Junior School we learn:
Look at what we have been learning in maths:
Famous in This Field:
Maryam was born and raised in Iran. During her teenage years took part in the International Mathematical Olympiads, becoming the first Iranian student to achieve a perfect score and win two gold medals. In 2014 Maryam Mirzakhani was the first ever female mathematician to receive the Fields Medal, which is sometimes described as a Nobel Prize for Mathematics.
She became a mathematics Professor at Stanford University in the U.S. and is considered to be one of the greatest mathematicians of recent times. In a recent newspaper article Maryam described how her love of mathematics grew from her teenage years onwards: ‘The more time I spent on maths, the more excited I got’. Sadly Maryam Mirzakhani died of breast cancer in 2017 aged just 40 years old.
Maths: Further Information & Links:
- Link To National Curriculum (Maths)
- Link To BBC Bitesize KS2 Maths
- Link To Maths Chase - Times Tables Game