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You could win Rachel Riley's must-read book

4 Nov 2022

National Numeracy ambassador Rachel Riley has kindly sent us FIVE copies of her book 'At Sixes and Sevens' to give away this Number Confidence Week - alongside our bumper activity pack for children!

Her book is described as a "well-rounded guide" to all the things you may have learnt at school - and then forgotten - and: "an absolute must-read for anyone and everyone who ever thought maths was ‘above’ them. Because the truth is: you can do it. What’s more, it can be pretty fun too!"

Read on to find out how to enter. 

Rachel's book cover

To be in with the chance of winning, here is what you need to do:

  1. Follow @national_numeracy and @rachelrileyrr on Instagram
  2. Like her Instagram post about the giveaway
  3. Tag a friend in the comments
  4. Tag extra friends for extra entries
  5. Share her post in your story for ONE extra entry

Terms and conditions:

  • Participants must be UK residents.

  • Giveaway closes 5pm, 30th November 2022.
  • Winners will be picked at random and announced early December.
  • We will direct message the winner to arrange delivery.
  • Please note, this giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or associated with Instagram.

Good luck!

Rachel is also talking about Number Confidence Week on the Maths Appeal podcast:

The podcast, hosted by maths fans Bobby Seagull and Susan Okereke, features lively interviews with National Numeracy ambassadors and advocates from the worlds of entertainment, education, music, and baking – alongside discussions and tips about managing money.  Rachel will be joining Bobby and Susan on the 7th of November, alongside National Numeracy Chief Executive Sam Sims.

You can see the full line-up of episodes here, and listen wherever you find podcasts:

Acast  Apple  Spotify  YouTube

Promo image for episode 2 of the Maths Appeal podcast

Number Confidence Week

Whether you're anxious about making ends meet, helping children with numeracy homework, or trying to get a new job, you CAN get comfortable with everyday maths. 

Check out our videos, tips and inspiration to kick-start your confidence with numbers.

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Try the National Numeracy Challenge

However you feel about maths, you’re not alone. The National Numeracy Challenge is a free and easy-to-use website you can use to improve your confidence with numbers, in your own time and at your own pace.

It’s ideal for brushing up, checking your level, or for catching up on learning you missed, and it’s all about the maths you need in daily life and at work – no algebra or trigonometry.

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