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Senior challenges

UKMT Senior Challenges are aimed at students year 13 and below. Starting with the Senior Maths Challenge, with the Kangaroo and Olympiad as follow-on rounds, these are designed to challenge and engage your students.

Senior Mathematical Challenge

First Round Challenge: A 90 minute, 25 multiple choice question first round Challenge aimed at students year 13 or below. The problems on the Senior Maths Challenge are designed to make students think. Stimulating problems for both beginners and experienced problem-solvers.

Andrew Jobbings Senior Kangaroo

A follow-on Round to the Senior Maths Challenge, the Andrew Jobbings Senior Kangaroo is a 60 minute, 25 multiple choice challenge.

Entry to the Andrew Jobbings Senior Kangaroo is by invitation based on a qualfying SMC score, or by discretionary entry. Several thousand UK-based students qualify from the SMC each year. Open to UK schools only.

British Maths Olympiad Round 1

A follow-on Round to the Senior Maths Challenge, the British Maths Olympiad Round 1 is a 3.5 hour Challenge consiting of 6 Olympiad style questions.

Entry to the British Maths Olympiad Round 1 is by invitation based on a qualfying SMC score, or by discretionary entry. Around 1000 students qualify from the SMC each year.

British Maths Olympiad Round 2

As a follow-on Round to the British Maths Olympiad Round 1, the British Maths Olympiad Round 2 is a 3.5 hour Olympiad consiting of 4 Olympiad stye problems.

Entry to the British Maths Olympiad Round 2 is by invitation based on a qualfying BMO1 score, or by discretionary entry.

As well as challenging high-scorers from the British Mathematical Olympiad Round 1, the British Mathematical Olympiad Round 2 is an entry point to the training and selection programme for international competitions.

Mathematical Olympiad for Girls

The Maths Olympiad for Girls is aimed at girls and young women across the UK and consists of five challenging problems.

Entry to MOG is by discretionary entry.

Past Papers

Download UKMT’s free past papers to help students achieve better results.

Maths Books

Browse UKMT’s range of maths books and older past papers on Amazon to help you and your students prepare for maths challenges.

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