MEI Desmos Art Competition

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.


Click on an image to view the art in Desmos. Pictures marked with * are animated.

School years 12-13 (ages 16-18)

Plant cell
Jayshiv Patel, Year 12
Claremont High School, Brent

Year 12 student
Hampstead School, Camden

School years 10-11 (ages 14-16)

Drawing graphs*
Kevin Roman, Year 11
Mill Hill County High School, London

Chaarvi Sood, Year 10
The Abbey School, Reading

School years 7-9 (ages 11-14)

Modern House
Chiara Elezi, Year 7
The Westwood Academy, Coventry

Joe McCormack, Year 9
King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon

Other notable entries

The standard of entries to the competition was very high. The judges were also impressed with the following submissions:

How long left?
George Atkinson, Year 12
Ranelagh School, Bracknell

Batul Chehab, Year 12
Hampstead School, London

Coffee cup*
Owen Cain, Year 13
Runshaw College, Lancashire

Archie Thompson , Year 9
Ipswich School

Periodic table
Dom, Year 8
Bootham School, York

Danny Devito
Zach Hodges, Year 9
King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon

Elon Musk
Henry Chandler, Year 10
Dame Alice Owen's School, Hertfordshire

Charlotte Maxwell, Year 10
The Priory School, Shrewsbury

Quotes from teachers

“Thank you for organising the competition it was a fantastic way to explore maths in a different context and pupils across the school had a lot of fun working on it.”

“Thanks for organising this, it worked really well across all of the year groups.”