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Year 5 Maths Challenge

Entry Information

The Year 5 (previously Year 6) maths competition will take place in Winter/Spring 2018.

You are now able to enter a team by clicking this link.

We are often asked, at the maths challenge, about resources that are suitable for challenging and extending able mathematicians and providing a similar level of challenge in the classroom as in the maths competition. See our maths resources page for some suggestions.

Previous Years

  • We ran this competition for the first time in autumn 2014. The winners were Harborne Primary School in Year 6 and Greswolde in Year 4.
  • In 2015-16 we had over 150 entries across the Year 4 and Year 6 competitions from primary schools across Birmingham. Many congratulations to St Peter's CE Primary who won the Year 6 event and the Year 4 team from Harborne.
  • Congratulations to St Peter's, Harbourne, who won the Year 6 and Year 4 competitions in 2016-17.
  • In the competition for local prep schools, Shrubbery Year 6 and Blue Coat Year 4 were victorious last year.