Year 8 mathematics challenge 2021 - heat 3

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Course Tutors
David Cook / William Thallon
Admin Contact
Sandra Penstone-Smith (
Target Audience
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Event Description
Entries are invited for the Year 8 Mathematics Challenge 2021 which, this year, will take place online.

Schools are encouraged to submit teams of four Year 8 students for this friendly inter-school competition. (Maximum of three teams per school).
The challenge will comprise a mixture of challenge, problem-solving and fun.

All teams take part in one of the preliminary heats, with the best-performing teams going through to the Final which will also be held online on Wednesday 16th June 2021 (2.00pm – 4.00pm).

The cost is £30.00 (£36.00 including VAT) per team. This includes participation in the Final for teams that qualify.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending this event, Year 8 students will:

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

  • work in an online environment alongside high attainers from other local schools

  • work as a team within a friendly but competitive environment

Additional Information
Students will need a pen or pencil, rubber and pencil sharpener.

A full list of heats is given below. (Each team only takes part in one heat):
Heat 1: Monday 17th May 2021
Heat 2: Tuesday 18th May 2021
Heat 3: Wednesday 19th May 2021
The final will be held on Wednesday 16th June 2021
Start Date
Wednesday 19 May 2021
End Date
Wednesday 19 May 2021
Closing Date
Tuesday 18 May 2021
16:00 - 17:30
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Maximum places per establishment
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