Maths Fails at the Supermarket - How to Avoid the Pitfalls

2nd May 2013

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We all know that to get the best deal when shopping you have to do a little maths. Despite the dizzying array of 'price cut' after 'price cut'. Working out how much you can save on special offers and discounts ensures that you get the most for your money, especially...

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"Worlds Fastest Human Computer" Shakuntla Devi dies at the age of 83

29th April 2013

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Shakuntla Devi, known for decades as the world's fastest human computer, or mental calculator has died in a hospital in Bangalore at the age of 83.

This remarkable woman came to be known all around the world for her super human calculating abilities. Unlike many...

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Numeracy Charity Critisises Primary Maths Education Reform

18th April 2013

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We at ConquerMaths.com are always interested in what is happening in mathematical education and educational government policy, and there are some big changes currently being planned for the future primary maths curriculum. While we are delighted that the subject is...

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ConquerMathsCaribbean.com is GO!

18th April 2013

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We have some really fantastic news. The Ministry of Education in Barbados has fully approved a one term ConquerMathsCaribbean.com pilot with 6 primary and 6 secondary schools to commence at the start of the next school year. We had a small soft launch with the creation of...

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April Maths Funnies

18th April 2013

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Some of our Maths jokes are particularly corny this month - Enjoy!

Three statisticians went duck hunting. A duck was approaching and the first statistician shot, and missed the duck by being a foot too high.
The second shot was a foot too low. ...

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Thanks Again For The Wonderful Things You All Say About ConquerMaths.com!

18th April 2013

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Thanks everyone, we are so pleased, as always, to continue reading your smashing feedback. As well as reviewing us at the ConquerMaths.com section of www.reviewcentre.com, and on our website, there is a new educational review site we have joined that you can review us on...

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Revsion Tips for the SAT's with ConquerMaths.com - Don't Panic!

17th April 2013

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With the SAT's just around the corner, here are some revision tips from ConquerMaths.com for those who might be getting a little nervous. For most students it will be their first real exam, and that can be a bit daunting.



But in reality, if you revise well and know...

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A Weekend of Free Access to the Entire Program Coming Soon!

27th March 2013

Very exciting news! On the 4th and 5th of May, ConquerMaths.com is offering everyone in the UK free access to our entire program for two fabulous days. That's all 1,100 lessons plus all diagnostic testing, worksheets and worked solutions for a whole weekend. We will also be holding some exciting...

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Celebrities We Bet You Didn't Know Love Maths

25th March 2013

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Too many people find it hard to connect a love of maths with anyone "cool". Maths is too often seen as boring, nerdy and out of touch with the real world, when in truth maths is a vibrant ever changing discipline which makes possible nearly every scientific discovery and...

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The ConquerMaths.com Team at the Education Show, NEC, Birmingham

20th March 2013

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We have just returned from the Education Show at the N.E.C in Birmingham and what a wonderful experience it was. We had a rather eye-catching stand this year as you can see below - kids and adults alike loved the giant calculator! Thank you to everyone who visited us...

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What Lovely Things You Say About ConquerMaths! Thanks and Well Done to You!

20th March 2013

You really have been making us blush with the lovely things you all have been saying about ConquerMaths.com in our feedback section recently. We thought we would feature some of our favourites below and share with you how much we really appreciate you letting us know how much you like the...

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March Funnies - Happy Belated Pi Day

20th March 2013

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A mathematician, a physicist, and an engineer were traveling through Scotland when they saw a black sheep through the window of the train.
"Aha," says the engineer, "I see that Scottish sheep are black."
"Hmm," says the physicist, "You mean that some Scottish sheep...

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CM News - New UK National Curriculum Learning Plans

11th March 2013

We are pleased to announce that to make learning with ConquerMaths.com even easier, we now provide specific learning plans covering expected levels of attainment in maths within the UK National curriculum.

All subjects on the National Curriculum are split into 8 levels and each level has...

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Maths Fails in the Media

8th March 2013

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We have all read the newspapers or watched the news, and encountered shocking statistics and numbers about various topics from government spending and teenage pregnancy, to climate change and the price of milk.

However, there are numerous examples of the numbers reported...

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More Fantastic S.T.E.M Days Out

6th March 2013

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Half term may be over but that is no reason why these S.T.E.M days out aren't still a fantastic idea for weekends and rainy days - or even rainy weekends! Maths is embedded in almost every aspect of science and technology, and neither the study of the natural world nor the...

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