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…

Primary

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

Summaze

 

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

 

Secondary

KS3

Factris

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

Factris

 

Khan Academy

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

Khan Academy App

 

KS4

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!

 

KS5

Sumaze!

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

Sumaze!

Files

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