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Winners Announced!

Years 7 – 8 Winner: Amaani Sharaj, City of London School for Girls

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Years 9 – 11 Winner: Adeel Imam, King Edward VI Aston School

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Years 11 – 12 Winner: Nancy Yang, Stella Hu, Cheltenham Ladies College

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Years 7 – 8 Runner Up: Ananya Gopi-Krishna, City of London School for Girls

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Years 9 – 11 Runner Up: Kitty Wentworth, The Market Bosworth School

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Years 11 – 12 Runner Up: Digby Davis, Woodbridge School

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Win a £120 Amazon Voucher!

The Brief: Create a video (maximum 3 minutes in length) which will motivate, inspire and excite young people about mathematics!

Competition Instructions:

You can enter as an individual, or in a team of up to 3 people.

  • Choose what your video will be about (there are some ideas on this PowerPoint).
  • Your video must be 1-3 minutes in length.
  • Remember your target audience is young people your own age.
  • Don’t include any footage of yourself, friends or other people. (Video of your hands is allowed, but images of your face wouldn’t be.)
  • Make sure it is all your own work – no copying text, or video footage.
  • If you use any digital images, make sure they aren’t copyrighted. Look for images that have a ‘Creative Commons Licence’ and provide a credit/link.
  • Make sure you look at the Guidance PowerPoint which has important advice and ideas.
  • If you choose to use music in your video, make sure it is royalty free.
  • You can enter as an individual, or in a team of up to 3 people.
  • Do your best – you could win amazing prizes!

 

Video Guidance

Make sure you look at the following PowerPoint which has essential information on what the judges will be looking for.

Judging

There will be three categories for judging:

Years 7 and 8

Years 9, 10 and 11

Years 12 and 13

Please Note: All students in a team must be from the same category

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The winning video from students in each category will receive a £120 Amazon voucher. There will also be one ‘highly commended’ prize of a £60 Amazon Voucher awarded in each group.

If a team wins a prize, the prize will be split evenly between team members.

The closing date is 12th January 2024 and winners will be announced here by the end of February 2024.

 

How to Submit your Video

You will first need to upload your video to YouTube as an unlisted video, then you need to fill out the form below.

Most pupils submit via their teacher, but you can also enter as an individual.

Here is guidance on creating Unlisted YouTube Videos:

https://sites.uab.edu/apex/for-mph-students/youtube-video/

The contest has now closed.

Rules

Video Competition Rules

  1. The promoters of the competition are the sponsors of the Maths Careers website
  2. It is a condition of entry of this competition that all entrants agree to these competition rules. By permitting their children to enter the competition parents and guardians shall be deemed to consent to the entries being submitted on the terms of these competition rules.
  3. The competition is open to entrants between the ages of 11 and 19 who are residents of the United Kingdom.
  4. No purchase is necessary to enter the competition.
  5. There are three entry categories, based upon the ages of the entrants: Years 7 – 8, Years 9 – 11 and Years 12 – 13. One prize will be awarded for the winner of each category and there will be one ‘Highly Commended’ certificate awarded in each age group.
  6. Entries can be submitted via the relevant mechanisms on the www.mathscareers.org.uk website.
  7. Videos must be posted as unlisted on YouTube.
  8. The video must be solely the original work and the property of the entrant.
  9. Any video that has won a prize in another competition is not eligible and will be disqualified if entered.
  10. Entrants may submit no more than one entry which must be made in their applicable age category only. Multiple entries will be disqualified.
  11. The promoters’ decision on all matters relating to the competition is final. No correspondence will be entered into concerning the judgement, administration or organization of the competition, including any assessment of the eligibility of any entry submitted.
  12. Winners will be announced on the mathscareers.org.uk website in February 2024. Individual winners will be notified by the promoters before the end of February 2024.
  13. By entering a video, participants agree to grant IMA MathsCareers free of charge the right to use the video in any manner and media, including without limitation, the right to publish, adapt, distribute, copy, display or translate in printed or electronic media even if they are not the winning entries.
  14. It is a condition of entry to the competition that entrants (or the parents or guardians of entrants) irrevocably permit the promoters and their licensees to copy, reproduce and publish entries in connection only with the promotion of and publicity for this competition and the winning entries.
  15. The closing date for entries to the competition is midnight on 12th January 2024. Entries received after that date will not be accepted, displayed or judged.
  16. No responsibility will be accepted by the promoters for entries which are lost, late, corrupted, incomplete, defaced, ineligible or otherwise do not comply with these rules (any of which may be deemed invalid at the sole discretion of the promoters).
  17. The prizes are as stated in the competition rules. Prizes are non-refundable and not transferable. No cash alternative will be offered. The promoters reserve the right to substitute the prizes (or any part of them) for prizes of equivalent or greater monetary value if that is necessary for reasons beyond their control.
  18. The promoters will not be liable for prizes that do not reach prize winners for reasons beyond the promoters’ reasonable control. If prize winners cannot be traced after reasonable effort the promoters will dispose of prizes as they think fit without liability to prize winners.
  19. The promoters reserve the right to cancel or amend the competition, at any time without prior notice.
  20. This competition is governed by the laws of English and Wales and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

 

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