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The Premier League maths challenge


The Premier League maths challenge

Number and place value, Multiplication, Mathematical symbols

In this pack pupils build mental maths skills by solving multiplication problems.

What resources are in this pack?

How long does it take to deliver this pack?

clock 30-40 minutes

Learning outcomes

Pupils will be able to:
• practise memorising multiplication tables by multiplying 1, 2 and 3 digit numbers mentally
• develop their ability to solve a range of mental multiplication problems using different strategies

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The best Maths lesson ever

You may wish to show this short film featuring Everton as an introduction to solving number problems by moving around players' shirts.


Main activity

In pairs pupils use cut-outs of player shirts to recreate the activity introduced in the film and solve their own number problems.