Many of the tasks we are posting in this section of the website don’t fit neatly into just one area of the curriculum. We generally try to assign them to one topic area though to make it easier to find things.

Here are some tasks we think are particularly good for Years 7 to 11, but which don’t fit well in one of the other categories.

[Last update 18 July 2020]

Year |
Theme/Description |
Activity Type /Maths content |
Task summary |
Printer |
You will need |

Y7 to Y11 | NRICH poster problems | Problem solving | A new problem posted every weekday during summer 2020 | No | Pencil |

Y7 to Y8 | ATM Mathematical Snacks | Problem solving | Videos to kick off a question | No | |

Y7 to Y10 | Around the world | Investigation | Calculate how long it takes to travel to destinations around the globe. Then explore a planned vacuum tube train. | Optional | Internet access |

Y7 – Y12 | Futoshiki | Logic Reasoning, inequality signs |
A puzzle requiring logic skills. Accessible as “easy” or “difficult”. | Optional | Paper and pencil or computer |

Y7 to Y11 | 1 step, 2 step | Investigation Reasoning, simplifying, patterns |
Find how many ways … | No | Pen and paper |

Y7 to Y8 | How close to 100 | Strategy game Multiplication Area |
Roll dice and draw rectangles | Optional | 2 dice, pen and paper |