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CanSat satellite challenge 

CanSat is an initiative of the European Space Agency that challenges students from all over Europe to build and launch a mini satellite the size of a soda can. Participation is open to teams of 4-6 young people aged 14 to 19 years old. More information can be found:

UKMT Maths Olympiad for Girls 

The Mathematical Olympiad for Girls is aimed at girls and young women across the UK and consists of five challenging problems. For Year 11 and above and happening on Wednesday 27th September 2023. More details found:

UKMT Senior Maths Challenge 

The Senior Mathematical Challenge, Year 11 and above, is a 90-minute, multiple-choice Challenge. It encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought, and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems. The problems on the Senior Mathematical Challenge are designed to make students think. Most are accessible, yet still challenge those with more experience. This year's date will be: Tuesday 3rd October 2023 and more details can be found

UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge 

Similar to the above, but for Year 11 and below, the Intermediate Mathematical Challenge is a 60-minute, multiple-choice Challenge. This competition will be held on Wednesday 31st January 2024. For further information, please see:

UKMT Junior Maths Challenge 

Year 7 and 8 can also get involved with a Maths challenge, which again is a 60-minute multiple choice challenge. The date for this competition is Thursday 25th April 2024. More information can be found:

Numeracy Problem of the Week and KS3 Prize for Problem Solving

Every week, our KS3 students receive a numeracy problem of the week. A poster is launched, containing three different problems, each one offering a certain number of points, dependent on its difficulty. Students are allowed to submit solutions for one, two or all three of the problems. The total points from all correct solutions will be added to the leaderboard! Find it on our numeracy hub:

KS4 Nile Prize for Mathematical Research competition 

This competition for Year 10 at the end of the summer term encourages students to look at Maths in the Real World! Students research and present their findings on the real life mathematics that can be found in one of the following areas: Mathematics in Sport, Mathematics in Nature, Mathematics in Music. Explore the promotional PowerPoint below.

Alongside these competitions, the Maths department also hosts internal competitions, such as Inter-House Maths and the Inter-Form times table challenge.