LAUNCHING AS MANY MATHS TEAMS AS THERE ARE FOOTBALL TEAMS
Nurturing children’s intellectual grit and ambition
through puzzles, logic, teamwork and a good dose of fun
CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP
Every tournament calls for teams of girls and boys in equal number, making provision for students who identify as neither. Practices are designed to get the best out of everyone, especially girls and pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds and girls. We want children to thrive in the tech-driven future they will inherit and to elevate the UK's position in science and the global economy.
Maths teams allow children to tackle very difficult problems using logic, teamwork and the Socratic method. It challenges and develops children's intellectual confidence, curiosity and grit. It's done through fun, teamwork, collegial competitiveness and by allowing them to present their solutions to their teammates. We want children to ambitiously pursue maths in secondary school.
PRACTISE, PRACTISE, PRACTISE (& NETWORKS)
Maths needs practise. Regular tournaments allow us to keep up the momentum, share best practice with other teams and elevate the fun and importance of maths and logic. By bringing together children, teachers, parents, secondary school pupils, university students, employers and the wider community, we build networks that magnify the benefit of what we do.