Follow us on:

Find useful tips, advice and stay up to date with our news and views with our blog

You are viewing Maths

Our superstar Explorers

October 13, 2017

We’re incredibly proud of our members and the individual journeys they take with us. Ansh is six years old and has been coming to Explore for nearly...

Read This Post
Callum Daniel - The Robot Boy

Meet ‘The Robot Boy’!

October 12, 2017

At the age of just nine years old, young entrepreneur Callum Daniel builds and codes his own robots – and has even set up his very own company to...

Read This Post

Q&A with Kjartan Poskitt

October 11, 2017

We’re delighted that inspiring mathematician Kjartan Poskitt is our National Young Mathematicians’ Awards ambassador this year! We caught...

Read This Post
Find out more - Practice Questions

Celebrating maths: our stories

October 4, 2017

We spoke to some of our amazing staff members to find out what inspired them to study maths at university. Here, Assistant Director Laura Beal from...

Read This Post
Bernard Bagnall from NRICH

Creating problems to solve!

September 12, 2017

Bernard Bagnall has been creating problem-solving activities for NRICH for twenty years, including the challenges that we use in our National Young...

Read This Post
Young mathematicians

Is it OK to be bad at maths?

December 19, 2016

Parents: We need your help to get the UK’s children excited about learning maths – and striving to be good at it! In the recent PISA...

Read This Post
Maths - playing dumb

Encouraging children to think mathematically: the power of playing dumb

November 1, 2016

Jennie Pennant from GrowLearning has a great tip for encouraging children to think mathematically: playing dumb! She explains just how...

Read This Post

Stefan Gates: Why I love maths

October 25, 2016

Hello, you beautiful people! My name is Stefan Gates and I’m a TV presenter and author working in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering...

Read This Post
Everyday maths

Everyday maths

October 18, 2016

You’ve probably never stopped to think about it, but maths helps us with so many everyday tasks! Charlotte Gater, Head of Curriculum at Explore...

Read This Post
Is maths important?

Is maths important?

October 13, 2016

At Explore Learning, we often find that children see maths as all about getting to the answer as quickly as possible and if it’s not immediately...

Read This Post