Maths Action for Parents
There are plenty of resources to help you to better support your child and boost their confidence in maths.
What to do about Maths homework:
Some parents feel obliged to help their children with maths homework.
This is a relatively recent demand by schools, and regrettable
Read What’s it got to do with me? Perhaps a lot… and find out what you can do.
Show your child Ambition, a three-minute film that will help her to better understand why maths is important right now and throughout their lives.
Watch a Maths Action workshop which demonstrates how attitudes to maths can be improved in school.
Watch Question Time at Langley Park School for Girls, a 57-minute film which includes inspiring and thought-provoking discussions about the role of maths in schools and beyond the school gates, and the relevance of maths to school children.
Understand why many girls have a fear of maths
Hear a discussion among girls who will NOT continue to study maths after GCSE:
Hear a discussion among girls who ARE to continue to study maths after GCSE:
Find out more about what Maths Action has achieved
There is a British Culture of “I am no good at maths” being seen as a badge of honour. This seriously hampers educational achievement and consequently has a detrimental, knock-on effect for British industry.
Find out more about what Maths Action has achieved.
Find out more about The Fear Factor
“FEAR: A feeling of apprehension, concern, alarm, distress, anxiety, to be afraid, dread.” Collins Dictionary
Download Your Daughter’s Future a guide for parents to support their daughters as they make important decisions about their next steps – on the National Careers Service website.