Mathletes Reunion August 2014

Connemara Maths Academy were honoured to host the Mathletes Ireland First Reunion on Saturday 16th August 2014. Mathletes arrived at 9.30 for registration and at 10am were taking on their first challenge with the weather holding up and the rain staying away for the whole day!. This challenge involved all Mathletes forming a perfect circle and with their mobile devices…

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Junior Summer Camp at Killary Adventure Centre

  A 9 minute video of images from the Junior Summer Camp at Killary Adventure Centre last week. We had a great week and are very much looking forward to seeing all the gang again soon! By the way, we’re very much looking forward to the Mathletes Ireland Reunion at Lilliput Adventure Centre where Connemara Maths Academy are hosting this…

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Connemara Maths Academy to host Mathletes Ireland Alumni Event August 16th 2014

  Connemara Maths Academy is proud to announce it will host the first Mathletes Ireland Challenge Alumni 2014 event this August on Saturday 16th. Over 100 Mathletes from all over Ireland will be arriving for a one day event packed with adventure activities, creative technology and mathematics workshops which will include 3D Animation and Film production. Further details will be posted on the…

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Final Day – Day 7 Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp

It was the stillest of mornings before sun rise on this Sunday the 29th June, captured beautifully by Ray our Film & Photography teacher, for us all to enjoy.   The concert, very much a vital component of the learning process, was the highlight everyone was looking forward to on another absolutely gorgeous day at the abbey. It was such…

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Day 6 Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp

Yet again the sun shone brightly over the students of Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp 2014.   Rehearsals were the order of the day…   Decision making…   and more editing…   A cruise on Ireland’s only Fjord was just the right tonic for these bright and creative teenagers   Under a sunset Kylemore Abbey…     Students had a cinema…

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Day 5 Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp

The mist was rolling over the Kylemore mountains as the sun started to shine on Kylemore Abbey. The warm sun  suddenly appeared just as our film shoot began…. just in time for our leading actors Rianna and Philip to take centre stage.     Ray was directing the shoot.   Students then took part in the Probability and Statistics industry…

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Day 4 Kylemore Abbey Summer School

A wet and rainy start to the day this morning didn’t dampen the spirits one bit. 3D Animation workshops with Lisa Carroll and Film workshops with Ray Beggan were running up until lunch time. This photo here shows students reflecting on the rendered animation of a basketball being thrown by a character into the basket, following on from their maths…

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Day 3 Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp

This morning was again warm and sunny at Kylemore Abbey and students were up early for another packed day as the mist lifted over the mountains.   3D Animation and Film workshops were on the menu for the morning…   The highlight of the morning was Luke’s declaration that he had learned more maths in Aidan’s workshop that he had…

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Day 2 Kylemore Abbey Summer School

Students were again greeted with beautiful warm sunshine this morning.   Breakfast was served at 8 in the Library.   Our amazing hosts, Sister Máire and the Benedictine nuns at Kylemore Abbey have been incredible, continuing their great tradition of education. Josie, who looks after all of us, from students to staff here at the Abbey, had the library looking…

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Day 1 Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp 2014

Connemara Maths Academy students woke up to the stunning vista of Kylemore Abbey under a blue sky and endless sunshine as temperatures rose into the 20s. What a start to the summer camp! This photo was taken from the office porch as students were getting ready for breakfast. Students started their first day with the Killary Turf Challenge which was…

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