Student Competitions

MEI and the Advanced 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.

Maths Week England Competitions

MEI Desmos Maths Art Competition 2020

Information about the 2020 Desmos Art Competition will be added here shortly. The competition will be similar to that run last year; you may want to look at these resources for an idea of what to expect.

MEI Desmos Maths Art Competition 2019

As part of Maths Week England 2019 MEI ran a Desmos Maths Art competition. The best two entries in each of three age categories received prizes of a Desmos T-shirt and a pizza party courtesy of Desmos. The winning artwork plus other notable entries can be viewed at: mei.org.uk/desmos-art

For more information about how to create art in Desmos please see the links below:

Other competitions

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.

AMSP 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!

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