Frank Creamer

Written 20 posts

Deputy First Minister’s Holiday Maths Challenge – Christmas 2018 solutions

4th January 2019

We hope you enjoyed the Deputy First Minster’s Christmas Maths Challenge – the solutions are below. Let us know how you got on with this year’s puzzles! Christmas Challenge 2018 Solutions

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Maths Week Scotland – Tuesday

11th September 2018

Day Two and the pace is picking up! Maths is such a broad area and we have loved seeing so many different aspects reflected in the activities being carried out outside, online, in nurseries, schools and universities. Unleash your creative side in the maths inside photo competition which looks for maths in our surroundings, with…

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Let’s Get Started! Maths Week Scotland: Monday

10th September 2018

Let’s Get Started! Maths Week Scotland: Monday It’s finally, here. Maths Week Scotland 2018 is a go and what a start! All over the country we have been seeing how schools and communities are celebrating. There is still time to get involved with competitions, activities and online at If you want to find out…

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Room for One More?

10th September 2018

Room for a One More So, you’re primed and ready for the Daily Deputy First Minister challenges, you’re searching for maths inside your surroundings but you still want to squeeze a little more maths into your Maths Week? Many events have sold out but there are a few tickets left for some. Check the links…

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Maths Week Scotland – Last-Minute Classroom Inspiration

7th September 2018

So, Maths Week Scotland has snuck up on you? If you’ve not quite sorted out what to do yet, Maths Week Scotland has plenty of resources to use within your own classroom.   Maths Week at Work The University of Edinburgh have created a series of Maths Week at Work videos aimed at secondary pupils…

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Maths Week Scotland 2018 – Events for practitioners

3rd September 2018

Maths Week Scotland We’re delighted to promote these events that have been created for Maths Week Scotland 2018 and designed for maths practitioners in schools, colleges, universities and adult learning sectors.  

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Deputy First Minister’s Summer Holiday Maths Challenge – Solutions

27th July 2018

We hope you are enjoying the European Championships-themed Summer Holiday Maths Challenge. Here are the solutions when you’re ready to check them! Summer challenge solutions

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DFM Easter Holiday Maths Challenge – Solutions

4th April 2018

We hope that you enjoyed the Easter Holiday Maths Challenge! Please see the solutions below to the Unscrambled Eggs game. easter solutions

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Involving parents in numeracy and maths learning

16th March 2018

There is so much creative and innovative practice going on in early learning centres, schools and communities to engage parents in their child’s numeracy and maths learning. Here is a snapshot from the last couple of months. Another successful numeracy cafe!Well done p3, p4 and parents! Next Monday 2pm-3pm all p3/p4 parents welcome! @glasgowcounts #CPA…

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World Maths Day at Victoria Primary School in Falkirk

28th February 2018

It’s World Maths Day on Wednesday 7 March and Victoria Primary School in Falkirk have an amazing programme in place. They plan as a whole school to make this a huge day for celebrating maths with a range of activities. A number of speakers from different companies will be coming to the school to speak…

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