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Striving for victory at Drapers’ Academy

Last week, the Mayor’s Fund were invited to Drapers’ Academy in Havering to support their in-school Count on Us Secondary Maths Challenge tournament! Over 50 pupils from across Years 8 & 9 were invited to take part in the tournament after having practised hard in Maths lessons. In a real three-round tournament, the pupils challenged

Mad about maths at Langdon Academy

Last week, the Mayor’s Fund visited Langdon Academy in Newham to support their first-ever Count on Us Secondary Maths Challenge tournament! Over 50 pupils from across Years 8 & 9 stayed after school where they were introduced to the activities and then challenged to get competitive. From dominoes and shape games, to mental math and

Norlington School crowned Maths Champions

Hey, this is Hafiz from Hammersmith Academy, reporting after a great competition full of fun and challenging mathematics! At last week’s grand finale, Norlington School from Waltham Forest took home the trophy and a trip to Bletchley Park after becoming champions of this year’s Count on Us Secondary Challenge. In 2nd place came Gladesmore Community School

Parental Engagement support grants open now!

Good News! The Mayor’s Fund for London has now launched our Count on Us Parental Engagement in maths grants. We are offering schools small grants to try out some activities to get parents engaged in their child’s maths. Please see out support grant page to find out whether your school is eligible and for more information about how

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