Your article: Primary Team Maths Challenge Day

Winning team from Mount Pleasant School.
Winning team from Mount Pleasant School.

Pocklington School recently played host to its annual Primary Team Maths Challenge Day.

Nine local primary school teams of four children, accompanied by a staff member, took part in the challenge which uses questions set by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust. Mount Pleasant School in Market Weighton emerged as winners in a very closely fought contest, there were only 10 points separating the top three teams with second place a tie between Driffield and Warter School.

The children enjoyed using all their maths and teamwork skills to soar through the day’s challenges, which comprised of 5 rounds: group round, crossnumber, logic, speed and shuttle relay.

Mr Cullen, head of mathematics, said: “It was a successful day, all the children threw themselves into the activities with great enthusiasm and energy. It was a very close competition, with a very high standard of work achieved by all the competitors.”