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Bobby Seagull: 2020, an interesting year for maths enthusiasts!

January 6, 2020

Happy new year Explore members! 2020 – the start of a new decade! Or is it?! As a maths teacher, it should be no surprise that I like paying...

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The new Multiplication Tables Check

November 21, 2019

From June 2020, all year 4 children in England will be sitting a new Multiplication Tables Check (MTC). Here, we’ll let you know what the check...

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Maths Week is an excuse for fun!

November 13, 2019

Maths Week England is an excuse for some fun, says mathematician Kjartan Poskitt! Hear more from Kjartan in his guest blog post… Tell us a bit...

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Be braver with maths

October 17, 2019

More than a quarter of girls (27%) said maths was the subject they were most nervous about in our survey of children aged 4-14, compared to just 19%...

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Bobby Seagull: Maths matters

October 7, 2019

Maths matters to Bobby Seagull. We caught up with him about the importance of good numeracy skills and showing enthusiasm for the subject to the next...

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Making maths fun

September 19, 2019

OK, we know that not everyone loves maths yet like we do. David Bullen, creator of educational maths game Sum Fun, shares our enthusiasm and explains...

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Fractions in action

June 27, 2019

Fractions is one of the top areas of difficulty for children in their first year of secondary school. Find out how to help your child feel confident...

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Celebrate the numerical

May 15, 2019

Bobby Seagull is a numbers person. He explains why we should all be numbers people in this blog post to celebrate National Numeracy Day… Happy...

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National Numeracy Day champions

It’s National Numeracy Day and as National Numeracy Day champions we want to encourage all of you to take the Challenge and feel more confident with...

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Getting to know: Bobby Seagull

October 30, 2018

Maths has taken Bobby Seagull on an amazing journey, from his love of the subject at school to TV stardom and even a new book! Get to know our maths...

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