Summer 2016 Puzzler

23rd July 2016

Remember: When you factorise, you are placing this equation into brackets. Give it a go!

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William The Maths Bear's Paws For Thought' Summer 2016

22nd July 2016

Hello Tiny Humans!

What a month it’s been! With the cabinet reshuffle in the UK there is a new Education Secretary… Check out our profile of Justine Greening along with a look back at her recent predecessors, Michael Gove and Nicky Morgan.

The news is currently filled with reports...

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Summer Funnies 2016

21st July 2016

Hello everyone! Isn't it HOT? We're sure you're all missing maths class so to keep you going during the holidays we suggest you keep up with regular sessions of ConquerMaths... and that you enjoy and share these mathematical funnies with your friends and family! This funnies section is extra...

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We Have A New Education Secretary - Looking Back At Michael Gove And Nicky Morgan

18th July 2016

With the recent cabinet reshuffle so much has changed in British politics in such a short time that the public, and indeed the rest of the world are just trying to keep up! We now have a new secretary of education, Justine Greening. To learn more about her, see our profile

In the last six...

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Meet Our New Education Secretary! What You Might Not Know About Her... And Is She Up To The Job?

18th July 2016

Having profiled Michael Gove and Nicky Morgan it’s time to meet our new Education Secretary, Ms Justine Greening.

Previous Political Career: 2005 - Elected conservative MP for Putney.

2010 - Appointed Economic Secretary to the Treasury.

2011 – Appointed Secretary of State for...

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CM News - Cleves Cross School Achievement Celebration

28th June 2016


Our Bright Stars! With Sara And Aaron (L - R) At The Back

This month two members of the ConquerMaths team, Aaron and Sara, had a very special job. They were delighted to visit Cleves Cross School in Durham. Cleves Cross has only been using ConquerMaths for 6 months but already some of their...

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Playing With Maths In The Great Outdoors

26th June 2016

Summer is finally here! While we highly recommend that our students continue to use ConquerMaths on a regular basis during the summer holidays to avoid the dreaded ‘summer learning loss’ of ability, we also want our students to enjoy the sunshine.

With this in mind, we have poached some...

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June 2016 Feedback - We Listen To You

26th June 2016

We’ve had some smashing feedback this month, our favourite has got to be from Zakiyah who loves the program because it explains concepts properly and in much more detail than you get at school.

Maths teachers are often very busy and even overworked, and they may not have the time to...

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Funnies June 2016

21st June 2016

Since it is a rather wet summer here in the UK so far, we think we all need our monthly dose of mathematically and academically themed funnies! Enjoy!


Masterpiece...


Sigh...


So acute...


Wonder what he calls his gang...


We know better than this, but when you're first...

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William The Maths Bear's Paws For Thought' June 2016

20th June 2016

Hello Tiny Humans!

I hope you are all enjoying the summertime even if the weather in the UK is a bit hit and miss. I’ve been enduring the sunshine but it can get a bit too hot for me!

A bit of serious news first – I was sad to see that according to Ofsted the number of general further...

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June 2016 Puzzler

20th June 2016

If you have trouble expanding these, try using the F.O.I.L method. Multiply in the order: First, Outer, Inner, Last. Answers in the comments please! 

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Fun Maths Riddles For The Summer

18th June 2016

Since it’s nearly the summer holidays we thought we’d give you some fun maths riddles to puzzle over. Obviously we suggest you don’t take them too seriously, but they are a bit of mathematical fun that you can use on your friends if you wish....

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Are You Watching Your TV Correctly? Maths Says Probably Not.

9th June 2016

We have written about some unusual and fun subjects that have come under mathematical scrutiny to produce ‘helpful’ formulae before, such as formulas for the perfect cream tea, the perfect doughnut, the perfect flight and the perfect pancake. Yes, we can see there is somewhat of a food theme...

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Moving House Can Cause Children's Maths Scores To Suffer

28th May 2016

Moving house. It is something that most families will have to do at some point, often more than once. While moving house can bring many benefits to a family, such as access to better schools, more space and child friendly facilities, and enjoying a safer and higher standard of living, recent...

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CM News May 2016 - Attending The Inspiring Leadership Conference

28th May 2016

We are excited to announce that next month we will be attending the Inspiring Leadership Conference 2016 at the ICC in Birmingham. From the 15 to the 17th of June we will have a stand there, and we will enjoy the opportunity to talk to head teachers, aspiring head teachers and other...

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