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UK Creative Maths Challenge 2021 - by Pioneer, MEI, the IMA and the University of Leicester

EXCITING NEWS: Pioneer is running a national UK maths competition for students aged 14-18 of any gender! We are proud to be working with the MEI (Mathematics Education Innovation), the IMA (Institute of Mathematics & its Applications) and the University of Leicester and we all look forward to receiving your entries.

We encourage you to be as creative as possible and prizes are awarded to the winner of each age category (14-15 and 16-18). See below for the full details (including downloadable pdf)!


How to enter:

Each category has a choice of 2 questions. You should choose one question in your age category, and you can only submit one entry. Email joely.pioneer@gmail.com with your entry by Monday 2nd August 2021 23:59pm BST, with a clear subject line “Maths Competition 2021 Entry”.

Please also state in the email:

- Your full name

- Your age

- Your school’s name and address

Please also subscribe to Pioneer at https://joely-to.wixsite.com/pioneer to be notified about the winners and any competition updates.

Entry format: Entries are judged on creativity, originality of ideas and quality of mathematical reasoning. You may submit your entry in any form you wish e.g. poster, essay, short video, PowerPoint presentation, etc.

There will be a prize for the winner in each category. Winners will be announced in September 2021 on our social media and they will be notified by email.


Download a pdf version of all the information here:

National Maths Competition Poster
Download PDF • 1.13MB

Please share this with your school - we'd love to see as many of you involved as possible! Best of luck and have fun :)

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