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Maths Week Scotland Challenges

Give these Maths Week Scotland challenges a go! There is something for all ages and abilities

  • Deputy First Ministers Challenge
  • Maths Wi Nae Borders
  • Maths Inside
  • Sumdog

Deputy First Minister's Maths Challenge

Every day during Maths Week Scotland a new puzzle is set by the Deputy First Minister. See if you can work together to solve them!

Get your practice in now, check out the Deputy First Ministers Holiday Maths Challenges

Maths wi nae Borders

Inspired by the annual Mathématiques sans Frontières contest, this mini-competition is for any class to complete together.

The competition opens in Maths Week 2019, check back here for details.

Maths Inside

New for 2018, Maths Inside had people across Scotland picking up their cameras and searching for maths in the world around them. Incredible images were produced of everything from lakes to car radiators with fantastic mathematical explanations.

Start snapping now and be ready for the announcement of this years themes.


Sumdog will be hosting their annual contest to celebrate Maths Week Scotland. The contest is completely free, and teachers can enter their classes quickly and easily online.

Last year thousands of people entered, and the winning class were treated with a trip to the Scottish Parliament.

Small Grants Fund

Apply for funds to run activities in your school, transport your pupils to a Maths Day Out or anything else you need to help make your Maths Week Scotland a success.

Classroom Resources

Find and share things to do with your class for Maths Week Scotland and all year round on GLOW.


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More than a Makeover: What next for Maths Week Scotland?

Welcome to Maths Week Scotland’s brand new website and brand new look!

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Upcoming Events

Moon1 20th Jul

Science Saturday: Celebrate the moon landing

12.00-4.00pm National Museum of Scotland,

Maths Week Scotland will be at an afternoon of space-themed fun at the National Museum of Scotland. This will be a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in 1969.

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