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Stick with Maths


Stick with Maths

Mathematical reasoning, Problem-solving

Tackle maths with this exciting new pack of puzzles and games. Pupils are put into scenarios to interpret maths data from player profiles to find the solutions to fun football puzzles. Each puzzle has been aligned to the curriculum for England and Wales, as well as including active learning options to support interactive and engaging maths lessons. Plus you can even make your own class of player profiles!

Learning outcomes

Pupils (lower KS2) will be able to:

  • to solve problems using mental addition and apply knowledge of place value of numbers
  • to identify multiples, square numbers and prime numbers
  • to convert between different units of measure.

Pupils (upper KS2) will be able to:

  • to solve number problems and practical problems in a variety of contexts
  • to be able to calculate and convert between different units of measure
  • to make connections between fractions, percentages and decimals.

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Stick with Maths Film

Bobby Seagull introduces the new player profiles. Learn how you can use data from the player profiles to answer the maths puzzles.


Main activity: Stick with Maths

These activities include a variety of maths puzzles where pupils are required to problem solve using their maths skills. Pupils can work together or independently to work out the answers.


Make your own pupil profiles!

This resource celebrates diversity, where pupils can compare themselves to their footballing heroes and make their own pupil profile.


Home activity: Stick with Maths

Pupils can create their own 5-a-side football team or play a game of 'Who am I?'. These activities enable pupils to become familiar with different sorts of data and familiarise themselves with maths vocabulary and mathmatical reasoning.