Over 50 people attended our Spring Numeracy Forum on 7 March when two very different topics were discussed: the review of Functional Skills and the use and abuse of statistics. 

Parents and grandparents queued up to join the National Numeracy Challenge at Liverpool Central Library this weekend as part of a city wide maths campaign. 

The Money Advice Service has reported that supermarket special offers are confusing for shoppers. 

 Download our ‘investigating pancakes’ activity for free today,  an activity for Key Stage 1   More activities are available from the Family Maths Toolkit 

Employers underestimate the numeracy shortcomings of their workforce, according to a report just published.

Communications company EE has removed a phone cover which bragged ‘I’m too pretty to do maths’ 

Two new reports warn UK education system is failing young people and adults by not giving them the basic maths skills they need

Camelot confirm there will definitely be a winner of tomorrow night’s record breaking lottery draw of £57.8m

Lynn Churchman, founding trustee of National Numeracy, awarded OBE in 2016 New Years Honours

Researchers found individuals with poor numeracy were more prone to being manipulated

Raising the importance of the numeracy skills shortage with the joint select committee

Functional skills and the maths in money management discussed at the bi-annual forum

We've listened to your feedback and are very excited to announce improvements to the Challenge website. 

To make these changes, the site will be offline from Thursday 22nd October and will be back up on Monday 26th October.

New additions to the site will include:

Great British Bake Off finalist Ian Cumming spoke to National Numeracy about staying positive about maths

The celebrated writer and illustrator explores the world of numbers with her much loved characters