Maths challenges guide

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How to use maths challenges

Maths challenges are a fun way to focus your pupils to work on a particular maths skill that you have chosen. Challenges can be set for a class, classes or particular pupils.

Pupils earn coins as a reward for participating in challenges.

How to create a maths challenge

These instructions explain how to create a maths challenge for a class or group of pupils.

Click ‘Set Work’

How to edit a maths challenge

These instructions will explain how to edit a maths challenge that you have already created.

Click ‘Set Work’

How to view the results of a maths challenge

These instructions explain how to view the results of a maths challenge you have set.

Click ‘Set Work’

How to restrict your pupils so they can only work on a maths challenge

If your pupils have not been set any other activities, the challenge you created will automatically appear on their dashboard.

If you have set multiple activities for them, they can click on Tasks to view their list of available activities.

These instructions explain how to restrict your pupils so that they can only work on the challenge you have set.

Click ‘Set work’

How to answer maths challenge questions as a pupil

If your pupils have not been set any other activities, the challenge you created will automatically appear on their dashboard and they should just click ‘Start’.

If you have set multiple activities for them, they should follow the instructions below which explain how to answer challenge questions.

Click ‘Task’

Frequently asked questions - Maths challenges

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Can I choose which questions will be asked during the challenge?

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