Useful Links

Mathematics in Education and IndustryMEI

MEI is an independent charity committed to improving mathematics education and is also an independent UK curriculum development body. MEI manages the Further Mathematics Support Programme. The MEI website has resources and information to support the teaching of 14-19 mathematics.

MEI organises an annual MEI conference as well as providing professional development for teachers of mathematics.


The UK Mathematics Trustukmt logo

The UKMT is a registered charity whose aim is to advance the education of children and young people in mathematics. The UKMT organises national mathematics competitions and other mathematical enrichment activities for 11-18 year old UK school pupils. Over 600,000 pupils from 4000 schools take part in their three individual challenges. The UKMT also run team mathematics competitions for two age ranges, publish books and organise enrichment seminars for teachers.


STEM Directories

The FMSP is listed in the STEM directories which are a listing of Enhancement and Enrichment (E&E) opportunities to support your science, engineering, design and mathematics teaching. Grants of up to £500 for a mathematics E&E activity for your school are available.


National STEM Centre eLibrary

The eLibrary has thousands of resources for STEM subjects, many of which are no longer in print.


Revision

Exam solutions: Revision videos for Edexcel, OCR, AQA and MEI A level Maths/Further Maths; CIE; IB; GCSE Maths.


Mathematical Challenges, Articles and Puzzles

  • nrich

    Students can get help with mathematics problems at Ask NRICH. You may also wish to review the pages of problems under the title 'Prepare for University'.

  • Brilliant
    Brilliant.org provides a weekly selection of challenging mathematical problems.

  • Plus Magazine
    Plus is an internet magazine which aims to introduce readers to the beauty and the practical applications of mathematics. The site has information about careers and has some mathematical puzzles.

  • Mathigon
    Interactive eBooks, videos, slideshows and apps, with the aim of making advanced mathematics more accessible and entertaining.

  • Maths Careers
    Information about the many fascinating careers that studying mathematics can lead to.

  • Meikleriggs
    Resources for STEP and AEA Mathematics preparation.

  • Wikipedia Mathematics Portal
    Thousands of articles about mathematics

  • Nick's Mathematical Puzzles
    Over 100 excellent puzzles, many of them using A-Level Mathematics.

  • MathsChallenge.net
    A website dedicated to the puzzling world of mathematics

  • RISPS
    A collection of forty open-ended investigative activities for the A Level Pure Mathematics classroom

  • Mr Barton Maths
    A collection of teaching and enrichment resources for students and teachers

  • 101 questions
    A gallery of images and videos from everyday life to stimulate ideas for problems.

  • iSquared magazine
    iSquared is a maths magazine for everyone who wants to find out more about the subject, including its real-world applications. This link is to the collection of isquared at the National Stem eLibrary.

  • simpsonsmath.com
    A guide to mathematics and mathematicians on the Simpsons.

  • Cut the Knot
    An encyclopedic collection of mathematics games, problems, puzzles, and articles.

  • MacTutor History of Maths Archive
    An extensive and searchable archive covering famous people and concepts, as well as describing the development of mathematics in various cultures.

  • OU:OpenLearn
    The mathematics section on the OpenLearn website (free access to course materials from The Open University).

  • Arbelos
    Arbelos - posters, books and activities for secondary mathematics - extension and enrichment resources for the classroom or a mathematics club.

  • mathworld.wolfram.com
    Excellent site about mathematics with a great collection of three dimensional shapes to play with.

  • The Joy of Pi
    Some fun Pi facts.

  • Maths-Art Seminars
    Seminars and video streaming of previous talks.

  • WolframAlpha
    The Wolfram Alpha 'mathematical' search engine.