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Welcome to National Numeracy Day 2024

Building brighter futures through confidence with numbers.

The big day was Wednesday 22 May, but you can still dive into the FREE resources linked from this page.

Missed our live events? Catch-up by watching the recordings:

Watch the Big Number Natter LIVE

Catch our space-themed event for schools

Or improve your numeracy with the National Numeracy Challenge

Check and improve your numeracy

Sign up to National Numeracy Day 

By signing up to National Numeracy Day you'll be joining over 9,000 dynamic organisations – including thousands of schools – to champion numeracy. You'll be the first to get updates on the campaign, and to get access to resources and a communications toolkit. You'll also get first access to our Number Heroes Competition where schools can win a prize worth £1000.   

Sign up now

Number Heroes Competition

Kids can create a picture of their dream job or hobby and tell us how it uses numbers. Get their imagination running wild to be in with a chance to win a fantastic prize for themselves and one of six incredible prize bundles for their nursery, school or youth group, worth £1,000 each!

The 2024 competition has now closed. Winners will be contacted on or before 25 June 2024, and runners-up will be contacted on or before 3 July 2024.

Real life stories

However you feel about maths and numbers, you're not alone. Read the stories and experiences of people we work with.  

Can you see yourself in some of these stories? People of different ages and backgrounds have overcome their anxieties about numbers and maths. You can too! Take a look...

Read case studies


Get started in 10 mins

For National Numeracy Day we're inviting everyone to build their confidence with numbers. The National Numeracy Challenge lets you learn at your own pace. Start with a 10min check of your skills. 


Share your story

Have you ever struggled with numbers? If so your story could help others to feel less alone.

Fill in this quick form, or drop us an anonymous message and we can use your story to help the nation feel better about numbers. 

Tell us your story

National Numeracy Day FAQs

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Through National Numeracy Day over 1.5 million people
have taken steps to improve their numeracy. Join them by checking your numeracy now!

Help us build brighter futures through confidence with numbers

Donate this National Numeracy Day. Help our charity provide support for those who need it the most.

Donate now via JustGiving



National Numeracy launched National Numeracy Day with KPMG as Founding Supporter in 2018. It's now an award-winning campaign that has grown bigger every year through this fantastic partnership, and the support of our many other pioneering organisations. Thank you to each and every one of them.


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