Dear Parents/ Carers, 

On Wednesday 23rd March, we are planning to celebrate 'World Maths Day' and enrich our curriculum by promoting number and times tables with our children.  Children will be able to take part in the World Maths Day competition on Mathletics - at home and at school.   There is no cost involved to take part in this day.

To make the day more special, we would like children from Nursery to Yr 6,to dress up in a 'mathematical way'. This could be wearing a t-shirt with numbers on, dressing up as a famous mathematician, coming as a TT Rock Star with a cool outfit and rock star hair styling and air guitar, or even coming as a calculator or clock!  There are many photos on the internet from other schools who have hosted similar maths days previously if you are looking for some inspiration for an outfit choice.   Unfortunately, Year 6 will be travelling to Condover on the same day, so they won't be able to join in this time if they are attending the residential trip. If your child does not want to dress up mathematically, then they should attend in their school uniform. 

Thank you for your support in preparing the children with an outfit for this day, which we hope will be enriching and exciting for all our children.   

Many thanks,

Mr Baker 

What is World Maths Day? 

World Maths Day is an international celebration of mathematics coordinated by 3P Learning (the makers of Mathletics). 

On which day is World Maths Day celebrated? 

Wednesday, March 23 2022 is the date of this year's World Maths Day. It runs for 48 hours to cover all global time zones. On this day, millions of students across the world compete in Live Mathletics challenges to determine a global winner, while also participating in fun activities that highlight the wonder of numbers. 

Why do we celebrate World Maths Day? 

World Maths Day is celebrated every year to make maths exciting and engaging for all school-aged children from all over the world - regardless of cultural or socio-economic background, and regardless of ability. World Maths Day disregards the notion that you are either a 'maths person' or not. 

How do I participate in World Maths Day? 

World Maths day is free for anyone to enter. Children should use their current Mathletics subscription - just log in on the day. 

What are the highlights of World Maths Day? 

World Maths Day is all about fun, fast and inclusive maths, with Live Maths challenges being the highlight of the event. Students compete against peers from across the globe in 20 one-minute challenges. For every correct answer they achieve, they're awarded one point which goes towards their total World Maths Day score.  

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