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The World Cup is LIVE!

The global competition for classes of 7–11 year olds.

Get your class physically active with our competitive, global, inter-school mathematics league. The Mathematics World Series raises attainment, makes learning fun, and provides tailored resources.

WHY TAKE PART?

  • Combine times tables, mathematics, physical activity and mindfulness for your students’ well-being
  • Inspire learning through competition and have them begging for more mathematics.
  • Help prepare your students for exams such as the Multiplication Tables Check (English schools only) by working under time pressure.

WHAT IS THE MATHEMATICS WORLD CUP?

Simply print and play to take part, then come back and check your scores.
  • Print the differentiated times table worksheets.
  • Play the 45-minute pre-recorded mathematics video quiz session delivered by us in English.

THE SCORES SO FAR

Compete at any time and have your scores go into the next draw. 

See how your teams are doing:

OUR Mathematics World Series BACKSTORY

Discover how the Mathematics World Series evolved into an award-winning programme.

GO FURTHER WITH THE MATHEMATICS WORLD SERIES BASIC AND MATHEMATICS WORLD SERIES

Unlock the adventure with the Mathematics World Series Basic
  • Access 5 different competition rounds
  • New activities and topics

Even more resources with the Mathematics World Series

  • Your choice of differentiated topic worksheets
  • The ability to complete multiple times in each round

All physically active learning resources can be sports premium funded. 

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Government funding for English schools aimed to encourage pupils in regular physical activity.

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Catch-up

Government funding for English schools focussed on helping students who have fallen behind due to COVID-19.

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Pupil Premium

Government funding for English schools that focusses on improving outcomes for disadvantaged students.

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Sports Premium

Government funding for English schools aimed to encourage pupils in regular physical activity.

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Funding

Catch-up

Government funding for English schools focussed on helping students who have fallen behind due to COVID-19.

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Pupil
Premium

Pupil Premium

Government funding for English schools that focusses on improving outcomes for disadvantaged students.

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27th September–22nd October 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

Students take part in a 45-minute video session that contains mathematics activities with on the spot physical activity. 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.

No, the World Cup is completely free. If you wish to continue to the next round and participate in the Mathematics World Series with your class, your school can purchase a subscription here.
Yes, you can download times table question worksheets at different attainment levels for the children in your class.
It’s a 30-minute pre-recorded video but takes approximately 45 minutes to run through with a class.
A preview of the video session is available once you have registered.
You will simply need to print the worksheets, play the video and monitor behaviour in your classroom. Any other teacher input will be prompted by the presenter in the video.

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.

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27th September–22nd October 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Students take part in 5 45-minute sessions across the year. They compete with pre-recorded classes on screen as well as with classes internationally. 

See subscription page here.

Yes, you can try round one for free here.

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

Each session runs for roughly 30-45 minutes.

Each session starts with a warm up, where students practise key concepts such as times tables. This is followed by an activity using topic based worksheets, and ending with mindfulness. Sessions are led by the Numberfit facilitator over your screen and are physically active and fun.

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

The Mathematics World Series is GDPR compliant and no details or images/videos of your students are required.

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.

You can participate in the Mathematics World Series using an interactive white board or projector found in most classrooms.

Schools in England can use sports premium or catch up funding. If you would like to join the Mathematics World Series but cannot afford it please contact us. 

Why people signed up

“To explore maths with a less formal approach, which is accessible to all students. To create fun maths experience for the students so they develop a sound love for maths, that hopefully continues throughout their educational journey. ” — Z. Dalton, England
“An opportunity to compete with classes around the world! Most of my students have never left our small town. To see classes around the world would be life-changing for them. As their teacher, I am very excited to get students an opportunity to see that math can be fun! ” — E. Vieyra, United States
“The challenge of working out the answers and how we compare to other classes/schools.” — S. Stuart, South Africa