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Mathematics World Cup

27th September–11th October 2021

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Students take part in a 30-minute session at any point over a two-week period. They compete with pre-recorded classes on screen as well as with classes internationally.

All mainstream classes of 7–11-year-olds can take part. If you have students with specific learning needs or physical disabilities, please get in touch and we will let you know how your students can be part of the World Cup.

Take part anytime between 27th September–11th October 2021 that is convenient for you.

No, the World Cup is completely free. If you wish to participate in the Mathematics World Series with your class, your school can purchase a subscription here.

Yes, you can download questions at different attainment levels for the children in your class.

It’s a 30-minute pre-recorded session, but you can pause the video if your class needs more time.

Yes, you can preview the session ahead of the competition.

Teachers are responsible for behaviour and safety in their classrooms. All other teacher input, such as entering scores, will be prompted by the presenter.

Yes, this has been run and tested in many small classrooms, and no additional space is required. Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss your specific classroom space.

No, we do not collect personally identifiable information on children in the Mathematics World Cup.

Numbertots

Numbertots is aimed at children aged 3-5 (Early Years) but can also be used with younger children to help provide a head start.

The annual Numbertots subscription includes: Numberbug video adventures, activity booklets, and the Numbertots Floormat suitable for up to 8 players.

 

The Numbertots kit is made up of: a 2 m wide floor mat,  heavy light bags and stickers. 

If you are playing along with the kit there are resources for up to 8 players.

For your own Numbertots subscription see the shop page here.

Each video runs for approximately 15-20 minutes but you can pause as often as you like. We recommend you give yourself 5 minutes to set up your Numbertots kit.

Each session is a stand alone active learning adventure teaching a different topic from the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. You can play along to the video, with the additional topic resources, then complete the topic based activity book to reinforce the learning. 

Everything you need is provided as part of the subscription.

Mathematics World Series

The Mathematics World Series is aimed at children aged 7-11, KS2: years 3-6, to compete from their classroom.
The Mathematics World Series is GDPR compliant and no details or images/videos of your students are required.
See subscription page here.

Each session runs for roughly 45 minutes, we recommend you leave 10 minutes before the session for set up.

Each session starts with a warm up, where students practise key concepts such as times tables. This is followed by two activities using topic based question cards, and ending with mindfulness. All of our warm ups and activities are led by the Numberfit facilitator over your screen and are physically active and fun.

Six competition sessions run by a Numberfit facilitator over your screen to play whenever you choose. Differentiated mathematics worksheets on a variety of topics that can be used alongside any competition session. A leaderboard to see your teams ranking compared to others from around the world.

You can participate in the Mathematics World Series using a SMARTboard or projector found in most classrooms.

Numberleague LIVE

The Numberleague is aimed at children aged 7-11, KS2: years 3-6, to compete from their classroom.

In a live subscription your class will benefit from the ability to compete live against other classes seen over your SMARTboard or projector. You will also get Answermats and question cards delivered to you as part of an equipment bundle, these save teachers marking time.

Subscription page coming soon.

Numberprep

Numberprep provides high quality tuition specialising in maths and science. Our sessions take place online for students from 5 years old to 18 years old covering Key Stage 1 (KS1) to A Level. Click here to learn more.

Numberprep is for students of all ages and covers Primary, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, GCSE, and A Level, maths and science, as well as Additional Maths / Further Maths. Tuition is available both for families and schools. Schools can also access extra government funding to help students who need it the most.

Session prices vary depending on the type of tuition required. Enquire here for more information.
We’re also giving away limited hours of free tuitions to students who need it the most. This initiative is focussed around helping children catch up from missed school due to the pandemic.
Sessions are available at different times throughout the week. Enquire here to find the perfect slot for you
Our sessions are booked in blocks of 1 hour with sessions typically being 1 or 2 hours long. We usually book students for half a term at a time, but we are flexible based on your requirement.
Our free sessions can be 30 minutes long, and are subject to Numberfit’s discretion.

All sessions are 1:1 online. Sessions can be arranged for small groups on a case to case basis. Contact us at tuition@numberfit.com to learn more.

Our tutors are mathematicians, scientists, engineers, teachers and graduates, who are passionate about their subjects and experienced in tutoring. Click here to meet our tutors.

Numbertracks

The Numbertracks subscription combines our educational resources into one package deal including Lesson Laps and Times Table Circuits. Providing a holistic approach to education combining maths, movement and mindfulness in line with the National Curriculum for England for KS1 and KS2 pupils.

For your own Numbertracks subscription see the shop page here.

Times Table Circuits

Times Table Circuits are aimed at children aged 5-14

KS1: Years 1-2

KS2: Years 3-6

KS3: Years 7-9

to complete in their classroom or be set as home learning.

There are three session levels available, as the level increases so does the pace, question difficulty and exercise difficulty.
Beginner: A slow pace of questions asked in order with simple exercises. All answers are given.
Intermediate: A medium pace of questions asked in a mixed order with some more challenging exercises. Answers are not provided.
Advanced: A fast pace with answers expected immediately, a mixed question order including division and the most challenging exercises. Answers are not provided.
First use the assessments with your class, pupils should all start with the beginner assessment before watching any videos, once they can achieve 26/26 in under 3 minutes 30 seconds then they are ready to progress to the next level.
For your own Times Table Circuits subscription, see the shop page here.
Alternatively, purchase the Numbertracks package, which includes Times Table Circuits and Lesson Laps for a reduced price. See the shop page here.
Access to Times Table Circuit videos and assessment worksheets for teachers and pupils’ parents.
You can use as often as you like but we advise trying to practice a video everyday for a week before attempting the assessment again.
Times Table Circuits can be completed by as many children at a time as you have space for. They simply need to be able to see the screen and have space to move on the spot, such as when standing behind their desk.
Each Times Table Circuit video is approximately 10 minutes long. You may want to spend an additional 5 minutes completing the assessments before watching the video.
Everything you need is provided in the subscription, you just need a screen to display the videos.
Yes videos are designed for use in the classroom, you just need a smartboard or screen to display the video. Children are expected to be standing and move on the spot, this can be behind their desks with chairs tucked in.

Lesson Laps

Lesson Laps are aimed at children aged 5-11
KS1: years 1-2
KS2: years 3-6
to complete in their classroom or be set as home learning.
For your own Lesson Laps subscription, see the shop page here.
Alternatively, purchase the Numbertracks package, which includes Times Table Circuits and Lesson Laps for a reduced price. See the shop page here.
Access to Lesson laps videos and question worksheets for teachers and pupils’ parents.
You can either print the worksheets for your class or have them copy the questions into their workbooks that are shown on screen during the video. Simply pause the video to give them time to copy and complete the questions.
Lesson Laps can be completed by as many children at a time as you have space for. They simply need to be able to see the screen and have space to move on the spot, such as when standing behind their desk.
Each Lesson Laps video is approximately 15-20 minutes long.
Everything you need is provided in the subscription, you just need a screen to display the videos.
Yes videos are designed for use in the classroom, you just need a smartboard or screen to display the video. Children are expected to be standing and move on the spot, this can be behind their desks with chairs tucked in.

COVID-19

Yes, Numberfit’s Covid-19 policy can be found here.

Yes. Numberfit closely follows government guidelines and provides practical solutions designed for classrooms with limited space and social distancing.

Please submit any questions you have about Numberfit and its COVID-19 policy through our contact page here.