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All the latest news from Maths – select a link for more information:

UK Maths Team Challenge – 4 students take part in the UK Maths Team Challenge competing against other schools in the county.

Space Centre trip – Some students from Year 10 visit the Space Centre.

Science and Technology Challenge Day – Students from Year 9 take part in Leicestershire’s Science and Technology Challenge Day with winning results.

Revision Club – Need more help, then come along! Running up to the exams and throughout the year, the Maths Faculty are running an after school Revision Club every Tuesday.
Key Stage 3 Maths Club – Want to talk to like minded mathematicians? Every Tuesday in CU2 is an opportunity to look at mathematics in a different way. Want to build models, make generalisations, follow your own thoughts and develop proofs? Then come along!
Junior Challenge
1. If, p+p= n , n+p = l, and l+n+p= t, then How many p’s are equal to a t?
A: 2 B: 3 C: 4 D: 5 E: 6

2. Last week Evariste and Sophie both bought some stamps for their collections. Each stamp that Evariste bought cost £1.10, whilst Sophie paid 70p for each of her stamps. Between them they spent exactly £10. How many stamps did they buy in total?
A: 9 B: 10 C: 11 D: 12 E: 13
Intermediate Challenge
1. Alice’s room is furnished with three-legged stools and four-legged chairs. There are 17 legs in all (including Alice’s!).
How many three-legged stools are there?

A 1 B 2 C 3 D 4 E 5

2. A Langford number is one in which each digit of the number occurs twice; the digits 1 are separated by one other
digit, the digits 2 are separated by two others, and so on. Which of the following is a Langford number?
A 12142334
B 41312432
C 14132342
D 32432141
E 31213244

Archived News

Please click on the link below for archived Maths news:

UK Maths Challenge results – All the results from the UK Maths Challenge our top Maths achieving students have taken part in.

UK Maths Team Challenge – New College Leicester participates in the UK Maths Team Challenge.

Maths Challenge – Year 7 and 8 students take part in the UK Mathematics Challenge.


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