A team of four students from The Fallibroome Academy will be competing against teams from across the United Kingdom for this year’s Team Maths Challenge trophy.

The team finished in first place at the Regional Final held in Poynton and won the opportunity to complete in the National Final at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London on Monday 17th June 2019. Over 1600 school entered the competition and 88 have qualified to take part in the Final.

Representing Fallibroome  Academy are Nathan Herbert & Lewis Clough from Year 9 and Thea Steiger & Aadi Whitlock from Year 8.

The National Final of the Team Maths Challenge, which is run by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust, involves teams of four students from Year 8 and 9 (England), Years 9 and 10 (Northern Ireland) and Years S1 and S2 (Scotland), competing in:

  • a poster competition based on a mathematical subject;
  • a group circus involving hands-on maths problems;
  • a series of shuttles in which the answer from one question feeds the next;
  • a crossnumber (mathematical crossword);
  • a relay race combining physical and mental agility.