UK Junior Mathematics Competition 2024

25 Apr 2024

UKMT (UK Mathematical Challenge) is established to advance the education of children and young people in Mathematics. It is aimed to achieve this, but not exclusively, by organizing and running mathematics competition. The competition comprises of a 60 minute, 25 multiple choice Challenge. It encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought and fluency to make students think. The problems on the Maths Challenge are designed to make students think, most are accessible yet still challenge those with more experience.


The junior competition was held on Thursday 25, 2024 and KNES entered 50 enthusiastic mathematicians from Year 7 to Year 9. They enjoyed solving the problems presented in the UKMT and were stimulated by the problems they encountered in the challenge. There was a mathematically charged atmosphere following the competition where students were eager to discus the questions they had found challenging with their peers.