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Year 5 maths challenge 2021 – Heat 5

Webinar, Webinar
Course Tutors
David Cook / William Thallon
Admin Contact
Sandra Penstone-Smith (training@hertsforlearning.co.uk)
Target Audience
Classroom Teachers / Middle Leaders / New/Aspiring Middle Leaders / New/Aspiring Subject Leaders
target audience
Course Types
Webinar, Competition
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Event Description
Entries are invited for the Year 5 mathematics challenge 2021.

This year’s competition is being run remotely through a live webinar format.

Each school is encouraged to submit a team of four, Year 5 pupils for this friendly inter-school competition, into one of the after-school ‘heats’.
The challenge (3.30-4.30pm) will comprise of a set of problem-solving and fun rounds. Practice materials and guidance will be sent to all schools beforehand.

There are six remote heats to help all find a convenient date.

The top 20 teams will then be invited to a remote final to be held on Thursday 27th May 2021 (2.00 - 3.30pm)
Training objectives
Learning outcomes

  • experience a wide range of challenging questions and problems, from across the Mathematics curriculum appropriate to their year group

  • work as a team to solve questions and problems

Additional Information
This is a team event. Your pupils will need to be in the same room as they will decide upon their answers together before submitting them. There will be 3 ‘live rounds’ and also 1 round for the team to complete and send in beforehand.
You will receive 1 registration link to join the webinar. The team will need to be supervised as an adult will then email in their completed answer sheets for each round.

Practice materials and guidance will be sent to schools beforehand. This will explain how to access, rules and how to submit team’s answers.

Heats to choose from:
Heat 1: Thursday 15th April 2021 3.30-4.30pm
Heat 2: Tuesday 20th April 2021 3.30-4.30pm
Heat 3: Wednesday 21st April 2021 3.30-4.30pm
Heat 4: Thursday 22nd April 2021 3.30-4.30pm
Heat 5: Tuesday 27th April 2021 3.30-4.30pm
Heat 6: Wednesday 28th April 2021 3.30-4.30pm

All heats will take place between 3.30pm and 4.30pm via live webinar.
Start Date
Tuesday 27 April 2021
End Date
Tuesday 27 April 2021
Closing Date
Monday 26 April 2021
15:30 - 16:30
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