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National Numeracy Day

19 May 2021

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Through National Numeracy Day 111,461 people
have taken steps to improve their numeracy. Why not join them?

Celebrity activities and competitions

Join Bobby Seagull to get prizes for your school, Katya Jones for a numbers themed dance challenge, Harry Baker who's combined rapping with maths and Peter Sawkins for some baking that will win over the maths haters.


The schedule for 19 May

7.30am: Breakfast Club - our celebrities launch the day with activities for children 

Have breakfast with our celebrity ambassadors and find out about all the Numeracy Day activities and challenges they’ve created to get children across the UK having fun and thinking differently about numbers. 

10.30am: Work it! How to use numbers to supercharge your job search and career

How boosting number confidence can help you get the job you want and get on in the job you have. 

1pm: Hated homeschool maths? How to help children love numbers (even if you don’t)

Celebrities, experts, teachers and parents share their experiences and tips on how to help your children learn to love numbers – even if you don’t feel confident about them yourself. 

2.30pm: Money and confidence: Tips to make your money go further

How building number confidence can help you get on top of your finances, change the way you spend and plan for the future. 


KPMG and National Numeracy started National Numeracy Day together in 2018 and through this partnership it's grown bigger every year.  

Our amazing supporters are what make National Numeracy Day possible. 

Our supporters 

Become a National Numeracy Day Champion

Sign up to be a National Numeracy Day Champion and help your school, organisation or community get number confident! You will receive free, fun materials and resources to use and share and join over 1,300 others Champions helping the nation get on with numbers!

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. 


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