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…
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!
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
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.
Math Learning Centre
Ten completely free apps to support the learning of key mathematical ideas. Some will be suitable for KS3 too…
Factris is a classic Tetris-style high score numeracy game based on factors
Practice exercises, instructional videos, so you can study at your own pace in and outside of the classroom
Aimed at learners aged 14 and above, move around a hexagon level structure and tackle quadratics, simultaneous equations and more.
Sumaze! 2 covers topics including fractions, decimals and percentages.
A Bundle of Graphs
A Bundle of Graphs - six mini-games about graphs (straight line, quadratics, position-time, velocity-time and frequency graphs
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.
Sumaze! is a problem solving puzzle game suitable for A level mathematicians and above.