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National Numeracy Day Champions 2021


Thank you for signing up to be a National Numeracy Day Champion.

With your support we aim to help more people than ever build their confidence and skills with numbers this National Numeracy Day, 19 May 2021.  

You can start promoting the day by downloading a guide and using the content on this page to announce your support and get others involved.

Download campaign guide   Download step-by-step guide to getting involved

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School Number Heroes Competition

Our competition to win a £1000 prize pack for your school is now open! 

Visit the competition page for all the details or just download the sheet and get started. 

Get all the details

Download the Number Heroes sheet 

Celebrity Ambassador activities

Katya's Dance Activity

"It’s completely normal to find maths difficult. But just like dancing, if we break it down into manageable steps and keep practising, we can ALL get better."  Katya Jones


Harry's Rap Activity

"...maths doesn’t have to be scary. And to prove it, this National Numeracy Day, I have written a special Numeracy Day Rap and put together some number rap activities to help everyone feel differently about maths." Harry Baker


Peter's Baking Activity

"My cupcake baking activity will get everyone thinking differently about numbers and how we use them every day! I’d love to see how you get on." Peter Sawkins


Resources for supporting children

Top tips to help children love maths

Parents and carers don’t need to be maths experts to be able to support their children. All families can make a difference to their children’s maths learning by following these top tips!
Family mindset guide

Numbers and cool careers: 2x activities for 12+ years

Get children aged 12-18 thinking about the role numbers plays in some of their dream jobs. Also includes a link to a free MyMaths activity.
Preview of Numbers and cool careers - activities for 12+ years

Resources for adults

Tips for talking to adults about maths

The way we talk about maths matters, especially if people are already feeling anxious. Here are some tips to help start positive conversations.
Tips for talking to adults about maths preview image

Overcoming maths anxiety

However you feel about maths, you are not alone. Many of us struggle with using numbers. Here are our top tips to help you overcome maths anxiety.
Overcoming anxiety resource preview

Myths about maths

Many of us struggle with using numbers, but we can all improve. We bust some myths about maths so you can start getting on with numbers.
Myths about Maths activity preview

Whether for home finances, work, or supporting the children in your care to learn, the National Numeracy Challenge can help. It’s a free and easy-to-use website for improving your number confidence and skills. It is all about helping you feel more equipped with everyday maths.

You can find your unique National Numeracy Challenge link to share with colleagues and family in your Champions' emails.

National Numeracy Day Hero Jason using the Challenge on his laptop

Spread the word on social media

We've got all the assets you need to get the word out on social media. 

This .zip folder contains assets for Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Download 'join in' graphics

See the campaign guide for post templates.

Announcement posts

Download these graphics and use the example text to announce your support of National Numeracy Day across social media!

Download announcement graphics

See the campaign guide for post templates.

Join in

Promote our live events

Download and use these graphics on social media:

Download zip folder

See the campaign guide for post templates.

Live event schedule graphic preview

Champion sign-up call to action

We've got all the assets you need to get the word out on social media. 

Get more people and organisations to become National Numeracy Champions from within your network. 

Download and use this graphic on social media:

Get the graphic

See the campaign guide for post templates:

Join in

Email footer and Screensaver

Trying to engage staff where you work? Get a footer for your email signature and a screensaver to feature on shared computers. 

Download zip folder


Be sure to tag us in any social media activity and use #NationalNumeracyDay so we can see and share what you're up to! You can find us on: