Lifting the lid on applied maths

26th June 1998 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Pupils from Queen Elizabeth High School, in Middleton, Manchester, study numeracy at work at the Robert MacBridge factory which produces cleaning materials. The pupils consider problems such as calculating volumes and learn about aspects of manufacturing. The business link is aimed at raising achievement among the 850 pupils, whose school is in a deprived area

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