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Message from the Co-Founder and CEO of Mathnasium Worldwide

Mar 30, 2020 | North Oxford Blog

Dear Mathnasium Parent, Thank you for being a part of the Mathnasium story. Your confidence, and the confidence of parents like you, helped Mathnasium to grow from one center in 2003 to more than one thousand family-owned centers today. Because we c..

What is 11 Plus?

Dec 29, 2019 | North Oxford Blog

What is the 11+? The 11+ is a selective entrance examination for secondary school, used by both state-funded grammar schools and many private schools to identify the most academically-able children. The exam is taken towards the end of Year 5 or beg..

Parents 'scared' by children's maths homework

May 21, 2019 | North Oxford Blog

More than half of parents admit getting maths homework wrong, while 17 per cent suggest asking teacher instead, survey reveals A fifth of parents with children aged 6-16 avoid their child's maths homework as working with numbers scares them, a survey ..


Jan 11, 2019 | North Oxford Blog

Maths = fun! Round & About POSTED ONJANUARY 9, 2019   Ping Woolley of Mathnasium in Summertown explains how you can help your child subtract stress and add confidence! Maths seems t..

HAPPY 2019!

Jan 5, 2019 | North Oxford Blog

Do you know......? The number 2019, its double 4038, and its triple 6057 contain all 10 digits. What is the next number with this property? The number 2019 can be written as the sum of the first n perfect powers (integers of the form&nbs..

Problems of the week

Dec 20, 2018 | North Oxford Blog

YEAR 1-2: Question:  Shoes are measured in half sizes. Cindy bought a pair of size 5  shoes, but they were two sizes too small. What is Cindy’s correct shoe size?   YEAR 3-4: Question: Max can pull an empty sled ..

Problems of the week

Dec 3, 2018 | North Oxford Blog

YEAR 1-2: Question: A woolly mammoth weighs 6 tons. A ton is 1000 kilograms. If a caveman weighs 100 kilograms, then how many kilograms heavier is the woolly mammoth than the caveman?  YEAR 3-4: Question: The probability that a saber-toothed..

Mathnasium came to Summertown, Oxford

Oct 25, 2018 | North Oxford Blog

Mathnasium opens second UK Learning Centre in Oxford Maths tutoring business expands following strong demand for its proven approach   Mathnasium is a global organisation that has designed a proven maths learning prog..