Great apps for learning maths

Considering recommending a maths app to your students?

Here are our favourites, packed full of engaging, purposeful activities from the likes of MEI, BBC and more…


Sumaze! Primary

Aimed at 4-7 year old learners, there’s no assumed knowledge beyond being able to count to 20, and no reading skills are required. Summaze! Primary helps develop problem-solving skills and mathematical thinking from a young age



BBC Bud's Number Garden (KS1/EYFS)

All the games on BBC Bitesize are smartphone compatible. Join Bud the bee, explore his magical garden and practise recognising numbers, counting, sequencing and much more!

Number Garden


BBC Karate Cats Maths (KS1)

All the games on BBC Bitesize are smartphone compatible. Karate Cats Maths covers hundreds of questions across eight key topics

Karate Cats Maths


BBC Guardians: Defenders of Mathematica (KS2)

All the games on BBC Bitesize are smartphone compatible Add, subtract, divide and multiply your way to victory in this fun maths game.

Guardians: Defenders of Mathematica


Math Learning Centre

Ten completely free apps to support the learning of key mathematical ideas. Some will be suitable for KS3 too…

Math Learning Centre





Factris is a classic Tetris-style high score numeracy game based on factors



Khan Academy

Practice exercises, instructional videos, so you can study at your own pace in and outside of the classroom

Khan Academy App



Sumaze! Adventure

Aimed at learners aged 14 and above, move around a hexagon level structure and tackle quadratics, simultaneous equations and more.

Sumaze! Adventure


Sumaze! 2

Sumaze! 2 covers topics including fractions, decimals and percentages.

Sumaze! 2


A Bundle of Graphs

A Bundle of Graphs - six mini-games about graphs (straight line, quadratics, position-time, velocity-time and frequency graphs

Bundle of Graphs


Bridge It!

Bridge It! is designed to help students to prepare for post-GCSE mathematics. As well as being useful for preparation for post-GCSE mathematics it could also be of value in GCSE revision, particularly to review advanced material.

Bridge It!




Sumaze! is a problem solving puzzle game suitable for A level mathematicians and above.



Age5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19, FE/HE
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