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Maths Centre for Excellence

The Centres for Excellence in Maths is a national programme funded by the Department for Education (DfE) and managed on its behalf by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) with a range of delivery partners, including the Association of Colleges. Centres for Excellence in Maths (CfEM) is a five-year national improvement programme aimed at delivering sustained improvements in maths outcomes for 16 to 19-year-olds, up to Level 2, in post-16 settings. 

City College Plymouth is one of just 21 National Centres for Excellence in Maths. Each Centre for Excellence is led by an exceptional post-16 institution, with the commitment, capacity and leadership skills required to drive innovation and improvement in their institution and beyond.

Our mission as a  Maths Centre is to create a supportive environment for our students and the wider community to explore maths and progress their skills. Whilst making maths education relevant and accessible to all. We aim to engage and motivate our maths learners whilst supporting them to develop a growth mindset and succeed.  We are committed to building our network of partners to share resources and best practices evidenced by our action research. We also involve local schools and the community to build maths and employability skills within our local demographic. 
We are always looking to create useful resources that are usable in various settings. These are free to everyone and the best way to keep up to date with what resources are available is by joining our maths network (e-mail for more information).

The Maths Centre for Excellence has its very own site that you can access here to find out even more about this highly innovative space that brings maths to life in a whole new way.