Young UK maths champions sought by Matific

Schools are being offered up to £50,000 in prizes in the primary school maths resource provider’s new competition

Matific, the primary school maths resource provider, has launched its schools-focused UK Maths Games competition, following a successful run in Australia and the US.

Online primary maths resource Matific is designed around the national curriculum, using problem-solving activities to “achieve maths mastery”. Stars are collected for each activity completed, with the challenge being to finish with the highest average of the number of stars claimed.

Open to entries from schools with students from reception to Year 6 students, competing schools will have the chance to win more than £50,000 in cash and prizes, with the first prize being £1,000 cash and £2,000 worth of products. In addition to the school prize, participating classes have more than 20 chances to win prizes of up to £1,000.

All registered schools can access the Matific math’s resource free of charge from March 1.

To register for entry free of charge and for full prize details, teachers and schools should visit: