“Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.”

Shakuntala Devi

Indian writer and mental calculator

KS1 Maths learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers organised by topic.

KS2 Maths learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers organised by topic.

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Maths is an essential skill that enables us to live an independent life. It teaches us how to make sense of the world around us, whether it be: calculating the total amount of money we need to purchase items, knowing what time to meet a connecting train or weighing precise amounts of ingredients when following a recipe. Maths helps us to develop problem solving and reasoning skills that allow us to solve a variety of problems.

THE WORLD OF MATHEMATICS

 

Here is a wonderful gallery for you, full of information to fill your minds with wonder, images to spark your own imaginations and wonder and knowledge about the world of mathematics that may make you want to know more so that you too can become an important part of this world. You will be able to read all about recent important happenings and people in this field today, but you will also be able to appreciate the history of the subject and some inspirational people, from a range of backgrounds, who have helped to make it what it is. We hope that as you participate and learn more, you will see and value just how much there is in the world that is truly fantastic and awe-inspiring and that you, one day, might feature on these pages yourselves!

PLACES TO GO & THINGS TO DO

Here, you can find regularly updated information about great places to visit and things to get involved in linked to mathematics.

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Mathematical Questions