It’s National Numeracy Day!

Happy National Numeracy Day – a day dedicated to celebrating numbers! Although every day is a numbers day for us at Maths on Toast we are excited to support this campaign to raise awareness of the importance of numeracy and to build people’s confidence in using numbers in their daily life. Public attitudes towards maths […]

Spreading a ‘love of maths’ (and triangles) on the North Yorkshire Coast

Francesca, our Events & Schools Manager, travelled to Scarborough to deliver a teacher training workshop as part of North Yorkshire Coast Opportunity Area’s inaugural ‘Maths Month’… The maths began before I’d even left London. My train from Kings Cross departed from Platform 0 – confirmation for anyone who may doubt that ‘0’ is in fact […]

Celebrating Maths with Maths Week London

We are hugely excited to be a partner in Maths Week London taking place 10th – 14th June. Maths Week London aims to encourage a positive attitude towards maths, improve confidence and promote the value of maths as an essential life skill  – all things we here at Maths on Toast believe in passionately. Our […]

Understanding Mathematics Anxiety – new research by the University of Cambridge

Maths on Toast’s creative approach aims to build a positive attitude to maths and talk about the strong emotions that maths can provoke. Interesting new research, published this week by the University of Cambridge highlights that maths anxiety is causing children as young as six to feel fear, rage and despair. Maths anxiety can cause poor performance which […]

Women Mathematicians for International Women’s Day

Here at Maths on Toast we’re strong advocates of building a resilient attitude towards maths – understanding that it can take hard work and perseverance to reach a solution and you can’t always expect to get results or know the answer straightaway.   All of the women mathematicians featured in our blog today will have had to […]

How talking about maths suddenly became easier – The Toast Model from a parent’s perspective

A parent who regularly attends our events has been trying out the Toast Model at home. Read on to hear first-hand the impact it is having on their learning… My daughter was at the table, pen in hand, trying to figure out a maths activity. It was supposed to be fun – learning fun. But tension was rising. […]

Counting down to Number Day 2019

Happy New Year! We are very excited to share the news that once again we are providing resources to the NSPCC’s ‘Number Day’, which this year takes place on Friday 1st February in schools across the UK. ‘Number Day’ is a maths-inspired fundraising day for children in nursery right through to secondary school, with free […]

Happy 2019!

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How about some number crunching to kick off the new year? Complete our Happy 2019 Number Card and share your solutions with us!

We’re fundraising for the Mayor of Camden’s Christmas collection!

Merry Christmas from Maths on Toast, the family maths charity! Will you help us raise funds to give a gift of Number Rumbler – our family maths game, to children in Camden as part of the Mayor of Camden’s Christmas Appeal. The gifts will be delivered to Camden children who are in care, temporarily homeless or […]

Carousel of Conundrums – exploring creative maths challenges with the Toast Model

Regular attendees at our monthly residency at Pancras Square Library will know that through our events we aim to provide opportunities for families to be creative and mathematical together. Last month, as part of our Carousel of Conundrums session, we presented two conundrums for families to try. The first conundrum was a collaboration with Cubitt […]