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School Visit

COVID-19 Update

Continuing to provide educational entertainment and enrichment. As a result of COVID-19 related restrictions, and the likely future social distancing rules, we are delighted to launch new ways of delivering maths and science days for schools.

New products for schools

Visit by Tony Charles.  Assemblies and workshops as per agreed bespoke timetable. Similar to visits prior to recent restrictions, however, adhering to the appropriate current social distancing rules.

A Maths Magic Trick taught online.

Virtual Visit. Live video link workshops suitable for remote learning  or for when schools have wholly or partially returned and wish to restrict the number of visitors to their site. Choose from one for a short session to six for a whole day. 

Virtual Visit in session


Contact us for pricing details regarding these exciting new products.

16 years have elapsed since Tony first started presenting maths or science shows and workshops in schools, Working closely with schools and teachers, the aim has always been to develop shows and workshops with a focus on keeping them both educational and fun.

“The children and staff absolutely loved it! They got a lot out of it and it certainly improved their enjoyment of maths, which was my aim for the week.” Wendy Burnett, Wootton Lower School Bedfordshire June 2010

A child was heard to say–“That man was the best fun we’ve ever had with Maths!” Sarah Hobhouse, Coombe Infant School, Kingston-upon-Thames February 2007

In these pages are details of…

maths magic shows and workshops...

Focusing on numeracy skills and strategies for mental arithmetic there are a range of shows to suit each year group from Early Years to KS2.

“I’ve heard nothing but praise from Nursery up to Y6 from both pupils and staff.” Rob Fellows, Brookfield Primary School Camden May 2010

The workshops are an opportunity for KS2 children to learn some of these magical tricks whilst reinforcing their maths learning and using their maths skills. A way of gaining confidence with mental arithmetic whilst learning new skills they can take away and impress their families and friends with.

“The year 6 children demonstrated and taught 3 of your tricks to the parents in our schools maths workshop and it went down a treat.” Nicola Jackson, Erdington Hall Primary School, Birmingham Nov 2007


….magical science shows and workshops

With the focus on learning and fun, these shows for Foundation, KS1 and KS2 contain experiments that appear magical until the science is explored, and tricks where science is relied upon to make the illusion.

“I have never seen our children so captivated by a show – It was fantastic, well presented, inspiring and FUN!”
Lisa Murphy, (Science co-ordinator) Heene First School, Worthing June 2008

The class size workshops, with a focus on scientific disciplines such as fair tests, are an opportunity for the children to repeat some of the investigations presented during the show.

“Just wanted to say thank you for helping our Investigation Week get off to such a great start. The children loved the week and your magic was a real highlight.” Glyn Roberts, Bickley Primary School, Bromley March 2008

More information for teachers

Details of prices, example timetables, previous customers, teacher resources and much more are available to view.

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