Maths Zone


This is your exciting maths area to help you.

In this section we would like you to see our Maths Calculation policy.

In this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge, pupils at Beam County Primary School achieved:

1 gold

2 bronzes

Over 250,000 pupils from across the UK sat the Junior Maths with roughly the top 6% receiving a gold certificate and 21% bronze.

Gold UKMT Bronze1

Tyrese attained gold and a certificate for Best in the School.

Alice and Srejon attained bronze.

The Junior Maths Challenge is run by the UK Mathematics Trust aimed at those in Years 7 and 8.

Below are three sample question from this year’s Junior Maths Challenge:

  • Which of the following has the same remainder when it is divided by 2 as when it is divided by 3?

A 3                  B 5                  C 7                  D 9                  E 1

  • How many of the four Knaves were telling the truth?
    • Knave of Hearts: “I stole the tarts.”
    • Knave of Clubs: ‘The Knave of Hearts is lying.”
    • Knave of Diamonds: “The Knave of Clubs is lying.”
    • Knave of Spades: “Knave of Diamonds is lying.”

A 1                  B 2                  C 3                  D 4                  E more info needed

  • A palindromic number is a number that reads the same when the order of its digits is reversed. What is the difference between the largest and the smallest five-digit palindromic numbers that are both multiples of 45?

A 9180           B 9090           C 9000                       D 8910           E 8190

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