Student Competitions

MEI and the Further Mathematics Support Programme (managed by MEI) work with schools, universities and industry to provide opportunities for students to contribute to the enhancement of mathematics learning and to get involved in team mathematics competitions. Please use the links below to navigate to more information about the following:

Please use the links below to navigate to more information about the following:

Ritangle is a competition for teams of A level Mathematics students, Scottish Highers or the International Baccalaureate, which runs in the Autumn term. Questions are released daily, via Twitter and the Ritangle webpage. In the final question, released in early December, answers to all the questions are used together to work out the single overall answer. No knowledge of mathematics beyond A level Mathematics required.

FMSP Maths Feast is an exciting and engaging competition for teams of Year 10 students based on problem solving, team work and communication skills. See the website for more details of the next competition!

FMSP/UKMT Senior Team Mathematics Competition is a team-based problem-solving competition aimed at year 12 and 13 students.

The FMSP badge competition for students in secondary school has proved to be very popular, with students designing their own badge(s) showing why they love maths. The competition is likely to run again, more details will be on the website.

The FMSP ran a poster competition aimed at students in year 10 or 11 (sponsored by Rolls-Royce plc). The theme was ‘Our favourite thing about Further Mathematics is…’ The winning entries from this and other FMSP-run poster competitions, including mathematical posters produced by university students, and mathematical posters produced by competitors in the UKMT Senior Team Mathematics Challenge can be found on the FMSP website.

The FMSP runs many competitions for students and details can be found on the FMSP website.