JOA Maths Week 2018

Watch out next week for 5 days of mathematical fun!!

Can you solve the daily puzzle? Winners every day!!

Solve all 5 puzzles for a chance to enter the GRAND PRIZE DRAW to win amazon vouchers.

Year 7, 8 and 9 each have a lunchtime competition to test their mathematical supremacy against the other forms… who will win this year….?

Find more details on the website.

PWC Business Insight Weeks – London and Uxbridge

Business Insight Week
The Business Insight Week is a one week paid experience that will put you through your paces. You’ll get guidance and support every step of the way to explore the work we do and the opportunities we can offer you. We’ll top it all off by giving you the opportunity to share your experiences with other students on the programme and celebrate a fantastic week.

What you need to get in

  • Currently in year 12 and studying for AS levels or equivalent.
  • Interested in taking your first steps towards a career in business.
  • Available for a week during your summer holidays between years 12 and 13 from either 6th August or 20th August
  • On track to achieve a minimum of 96 UCAS points on the new tariff (three grade C’s or above) from your A levels. This should be from your top two subjects excluding General Studies.
  • You’ll also need to have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grade C or above including GCSE Maths and English Language or equivalent. Please ensure you enter your predicted AS/A Level grades on your application form.,-Uxbridge,-Summer-2018/

Maths Week – The Champions

Congratulations to 7 More who won the coveted Brainbuster Cup trophy.

2016 Brainbuster Cup Winners - 7 MoreThey managed to keep their nerve in front of a capacity crowd to narrowly defeat 7 Alban after a thrilling buzzer round. Well done to everyone who competed in the competition and thank you to all the maths fans who came to watch and cheer.

The ‘Puzzle of the Day’ competition was won by Niall Bakry in 7 Frances. He correctly answered all 5 puzzles (solutions given here) and won a well deserved iTunes voucher.

The staff competition was won by a delighted Miss Marshall who walked away with the priceless trophy. Runners-up were Mrs Link and Mr Clarke who also got all the answers correct. Hats off to you all!

Maths Week – Mathemagician Photos

‘The Magic of Maths’ shows by Andrew Jeffrey proved a great hit with the students…

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Click here to read reviews and quotes from pupils.

Congratulations to Stacey Carroll in 8 Campion who won the ‘Puzzle of the Day’ competition and to Mrs Perotti who won the staff competition.

Hope you all enjoyed Maths Week, see you next year!

Maths Week – Brainbuster Cup

2015 winners - 7 WardCongratulations to 7 Ward who won the 2015 Brainbuster Cup after a nail-biting final.
The capacity crowd were whipped up into a mathematical frenzy as they narrowly beat Campion 17 -15. Well done 7 Ward!



The draw for the Puzzle of the Day Competition will take place at break time on Friday 6/3 under the big umbrella. Out of 214 entries, 70 were correct and will be entered into the draw.

Solutions will be posted at 6am on Friday morning – click here to find out if your answers were correct.

Good luck!


Cambridge University’s Millennium Maths Project Roadshow at St Joan of Arc

Students experienced a different side of Maths on 28th January when Fran from the Maths Roadshow came and taught mathematical problem solving skills with Hands-on activities.

Have a go yourself at

Maths Week VI

Which form won the Brainbuster Cup?   Brainbuster Cup

What was the answer to Wednesday’s puzzle?Winner Kevin Mathew Y11

Why is Jacques wearing a World War II uniform?

Bletchley Park Trip

For answers to all these questions (and much more!), visit the Maths Week Blog.