Junior Maths Challenge Success 2013

Pupils at Tarporley High School achieved 2 golds, 16 silvers and 36 bronzes in this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. Over 240,000 pupils from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge with roughly the top 6% receiving the gold certificate, the next 13% silver and the next 21% bronze.

Congratulations to Sam Young and Jonathan Melia of year 8 who both achieved gold, with Jonathan also picking up the award for the best in the school. Further congratulations to Joe Windsor in year 7 who achieved silver and received the award for best in year.


 The Junior Maths Challenge is run by the UK Mathematics Trust and aimed at those in Years 7 and 8 and is sat in schools.

World Maths Day 2013

worldWorld Maths Day has an emphasis on encouraging everyone to improve in their everyday maths.

Maths is important to everyone in their everyday lives and World Maths Day helps to raise the profile of the subject and show that it can be enjoyable and exciting too.

Throughout World Maths Day, students completed Numeracy Starter Activities in all of their subjects. Here are two of the puzzles. How well will you do?!!quizquiz

World Maths Day Tutor Group Challenge

Thank you to all of the tutor groups that took part in the Inter-Tutor Quiz, we received an overwhelming number of entries! Particular congratulations go to 7SP, 8JO, 9AW, 10KT, 11KP & 12/13JG winners of the Inter-Tutor Maths Competition!

ANSWERS to Challenge Questions:

  1. There is only one number Forty.
    Can you find any other alphanumbetical mathematical words?
  2. 0811881180