Actor and pupils do maths mystery at Rishworth school

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It was a day of Maths Mystery for Calderdale’s next generation of mathematicians at host school Heathfield Junior, Rishworth.

Gifted students were visited by local actor, Peter Alexander who posed as a detective. Years four and five pupils investigated and solved crimes through a range of activities.

Actor Peter Alexander with children from various primary schools at Heathfield School, Rishwork, for the Mystery Maths event.

Actor Peter Alexander with children from various primary schools at Heathfield School, Rishwork, for the Mystery Maths event.

Teacher, Elisabeth Allison said: “The children really enjoyed the day. It was an excellent opportunity for these able pupils to work as a team and challenge themselves in logical thinking, problem solving and recording their work.”