XTX Markets is a global, cross-asset liquidity provider - utilising various statistical and algorithmic tools, alongside cutting edge technology, to provide low impact liquidity to financial markets.
XTX has been inspired by the impact King's Maths School is already having on mathematically talented young people, and has made a significant donation to King's Maths School to:
- support the development of high-attaining young mathematicians
- form links with and import ideas from the Russian mathematics schools that inspired King's Maths School
- support the activities of King's Maths School to discover and cultivate mathematically talented students coming from challenging backgrounds.
XTX's generous support has allowed King's Maths School to launch "Curriculum X", an optional set of courses that introduces year 13 students at King's Maths Schools to advanced ideas in the mathematical sciences and is designed to both inspire students and to help prepare them for the challenges of tertiary study at the very best universities.
Man Group is a technology-empowered active investment management firm focused on delivering performance and client solutions. In 2018, Man Group launched Paving the Way, a dedicated campaign to help encourage a more diverse pipeline of candidates, both within Man Group and across the investment industry more broadly. Man Group's support of King's Maths School is in line with their vision to diversify the investment management business.
Over the next three academic years, Man Group’s charitable contribution to King's Maths School will support four areas of activity to help advance the education of the school’s students:
- Develop a network between new mathematics schools which are planned to open across the UK
- Help the school continue to attract highly qualified, outstanding teachers and staff
- Establish an alumni programme for King’s Maths School, which will benefit existing and future cohorts
- Build new partnerships and improve external relations within the academic community and industry
In addition, Man Group is facilitating an engagement programme between its employees and King’s Maths School, which includes the development of bespoke internship and work experience programmes for the students; access to the firm’s events, including machine learning and technology seminars; as well as a speaker programme led by Man Group colleagues at King’s Maths School.
Widening Participation at King's College London
Widening participation is the opening up of the university to under-represented groups. Here at King’s College London we’re committed to finding the brightest minds regardless of their background and supporting them in accessing higher education.
KCLWP run a number of programmes for students currently of school age who are interested in attending university - see their website for further details.
Our GCSE enrichment programme has been made possible by the generous funding of King's College London's Widening Participation (KCLWP) team.
King's College School Wimbledon
King's College School Wimbledon (KCSW) is one of the top performing independent schools in the country, and is widely heralded as providing an education of exceptional quality. It shares an essential historic feature with King's Maths School in that it was set up by King's College London - some 150 years ago. It was recently crowned by The Times as the London Independent Secondary School of the Year.
The Head Master of KCSW, Andrew Halls, has been a champion and active supporter of King's Maths School since its very beginnings. He generously gave of his time and expertise by becoming one of our founding governors, and has ensured that a senior KCSW member of staff has held a place on our governing body ever since.
The governors of KCSW have been keen supporters of King's Maths School and have helped to ensure that our school has been able to provide mathematical enrichment and development at the very top end, and also to provide professional development for teachers of mathematics across London.
The Goldsmiths' Company
The Goldsmiths’ Grant for Teachers was introduced in 2008 to provide teachers and head teachers with an opportunity to take time out from the classroom in order to undertake an original project of their choice, in the UK or abroad, aimed at enhancing their personal and professional development. To find out more, please visit their website
The Goldsmiths made a generous donation to support three years of our professional development for teachers and thus enable more skilled and more effective teaching of Further Mathematics in London.
Worshipful Company of Actuaries
The Worshipful Company of Actuaries is a Livery Company of the City of London established in 1979 that supports and promotes the actuarial profession, plays a full role in the governance of the City of London, and, through a Charitable Trust, works to help and support the less fortunate with a particular emphasis on improving mathematics education.
The Actuaries made a key donation to launch the first two years of our mathematics circle - a group of young mathematicians who meet regularly to engage collaboratively in mathematical thinking.