On Monday 30th April, 20 year 11 students headed to the Vox Conference centre in Birmingham to take part in the PiXL Strive for Five student Maths conference. Over the next 3 hours, they were put through their paces in 5 key topic areas that have been highlighted Nationally as weaknesses for students aiming for that grade 5 – algebraic arguments; percentages essentials; shape problems; angles in polygons and proportion problems. The students worked hard and were a credit to the school.