Sorting Office Maths Challenge (Reception and KS1)

Get set for an interactive Maths challenge to sort the post on time.
  • Sorting Office Maths Challenge

    Step into our sorting office and use problem-solving skills to sort and deliver the post on time. This interactive challenge will develop maths talk and supports maths mastery.

    Students will:

    • Count two more and two less to share out parcels
    • Sort parcels by size and shape and see how they vary in weight
    • Sequence number lines, counting in twos to build a giant street
    • Calculate number bonds to deliver letters to the correct doors

     

    Curriculum Links

    • Reception: Maths, Understanding the World, Communication and Language
    • KS1: Maths, Literacy

     

    Session information:

    • Reception and KS1
    • 45 minutes
    • Max 35 students
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

     

    Visit activities:
    Sorting Office Maths Challenge, Exhibitions, Lunch slot, Mail Rail ride, Sorted! (optional)

     

    Sorting Office Maths Challenge learning resources >

  • Visit cost:

    • Sorting Office Maths Challenge with Mail Rail ride: £180 per class
    • Sorting Office Maths Challenge with Mail Rail ride and Sorted!: £220 per class

     

    Costs

    Sorting Office Maths Challenge is funded by The Portal Trust. Primary schools in Inner London boroughs can book for a discounted rate:

    Camden, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea, Lambeth, Lewisham, Newham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth, Westminster and the City of London.

    • Sorting Office Maths Challenge with Mail Rail ride: £160 per class
    • Sorting Office Maths Challenge with Mail Rail ride and Sorted! £200 per class

     

    Non-inner London schools

    • Sorting Office Maths Challenge with Mail Rail ride: £180 per class
    • Sorting Office Maths Challenge with Mail Rail ride and Sorted! £220 per class