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May Madness Discounts – Limited Places Available!

MAY MADNESS! Limited Places at Kylemore Abbey Residential Summer Camp June 22nd -29th, 7 Nights, @ €600 when you book in May! €100 deposit secures a place! Enter Voucher Code MAYMADNESS in the discount voucher code box when booking through our online credit/debit card booking service under the Booking Tab in the main menu or you can book by calling 09531925. Click…

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The Long Irish Summer….Great Opportunities for Teenagers

  SUMMER CAMPS 2016 The long Irish summer is only around the corner and the big questions on most parents’ minds is what to do with the kids. Summer Camps are plentiful and are a great way to entertain the kids while they learn.   There is one unique summer residential and day attendance camp offering a revolutionary approach to…

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Man United: Chances of Winning?

Man United are given very little chance this evening.   Looking at the head to head stats below, it makes for interesting reading. Bayern Stats: Matches 11 Wins 3 Drawn 6 Losses 2 Goals for 13 Goals Against 12 Goals difference 1 The biggest win 2:1, 1:0 The biggest loss 2:3, 1:2 Points 15 Man United Stats: Matches 11 Wins 2 Drawn…

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Madigan gets the nod…Leinster to Win

Should the game come down to conversions of tries, as we believe it will,  it’ll be the kicker who picks the optimal place to convert the try. So how should a player (without a measuring tape or protractor) choose which place to kick a conversion from? He can choose from anywhere along the red dotted line as shown here (having…

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Mathematics – The Philosophy of Educated Risk Takers

“Education should embrace more than formal learning”, John Lawlor, Chief Executive Office, Scouting Ireland, Irish Times, March 25th 2014. We agree wholeheartedly with Mr Lawlor’s assertions presented in the Irish Times yesterday that the changes proposed in the Junior Cycle afford great opportunities to students to enrich their post primary experiences and to achieve a balance between formal and informal…

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#King of Summer Camps Award

Connemara Maths Academy have just been awarded the Twitter #King Of Summer Camps in UK and Ireland! Thanks to everyone involved.   Early Booking Discounts Available.

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Go Pro at Connemara Maths Academy!

Make your own GoPro Video this summer! at the CMA Kylemore Abbey Summer Camp June 22nd – 29th…                                 3D Surf Wave Mathematically Modelled Choose one of your adventure sports outings, shoot it on one of our GoPro cameras and edit in our Visual Technology workshop…

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Colour Green – why the Irish can take austerity.

Irish people have been subjected to a whole array of austerity measures, and are taking the pain that few other countries could take. The reason we found ourselves in this situation is as much to do with rote learning in our schools as it has to do with the corrupt and incompetent politicians and businessmen we inherited through our education…

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Skills Shortages – Maths Fluency Essential

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) today (March 13th 2014) has strongly urged governments to encourage students to make careers in  science, technology, engineering and maths to prevent a skills shortage in key industrial sectors, in a report ‘ Engineering our Future’. Visualisation and Creativity at CMA   Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director,  says that growth and jobs will depend…

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Why is the sky blue?

RESIDENTIAL SUMMER CAMPS 2018 For many a year scientists and poets alike pondered on why the sky was blue. Many thought that it was due to small droplets of water vapour in the atmosphere and indeed many still do. If the droplets of water vapour did indeed cause the blue colour we see, there would be more variation of sky…

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