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UK’s first ever virtual festival of numbers to help a nation at home with maths

National Numeracy Ambassadors Rachel Riley, Martin Lewis and Bobby Seagull, Maths Factor creator Carol Vorderman, author Lauren Child, comedian Luisa Omielan and the Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane are among those set to help the nation with its numeracy on 13 May. 

Maryam and Christine’s stories: From baking to homeschooling – it’s all numeracy

Two Edinburgh bakery students joined celebrities including Carol Vorderman and Rachel Riley on National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 13 May to promote the National Numeracy Challenge, which helped boost their maths skills for everything from measuring baking ingredients to checking their kids’ homework.

Cara’s story: Numeracy is empowering

A Brighton NHS nursery manager joined celebrities including Rachel Riley and Carol Vorderman on National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 13 May to promote the National Numeracy Challenge.

Oreleo’s story: overcoming maths anxiety

A London trade union worker joined celebrities including Rachel Riley, Martin Lewis and Bobby Seagull on National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 13 May to promote the National Numeracy Challenge which helped him overcome his anxiety about maths. 

Jason’s story: Confidence to help his children

A Castleford father joined celebrities including Rachel Riley, Martin Lewis and Bobby Seagull on National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 13 May to promote the National Numeracy Challenge, which helped him overcome a sense of shame when his kids asked for help with their homework.

Help with maths during school closures: free activities and online resources

National Numeracy is offering a set of free activities to help families keep up with their maths together in light of school closures.

It’s here! The National Numeracy Challenge website has been renovated

The National Numeracy Challenge has been updated with a series of new features. Find out everything you need to know

The countdown is on: National Numeracy Day takes place 13 May 2020

The countdown is on: National Numeracy Day takes place 13 May 2020 

National Numeracy publishes 2019 Impact Report

During 2019 our goal was to help more people to learn and improve their numeracy skills than we have ever helped before. Download our Impact Report to see our highlights.

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