World Maths Day for Mathletics Teachers


Save this date! On the 8th of March 2023, millions of students across the globe will come together for World Maths Day. This year is especially exciting as it also marks 16 years of World Maths Day.

As a Mathletics subscriber, your students are already registered if they have Mathletics logins. All they need to do is to log in to their Mathletics account and compete on the actual day.

Not a Mathletics user yet? Your school can still take part. Head over to this page to register for World Maths Day, and you’ll receive details on how you can participate.

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What is World Maths Day?

World Maths Day is the largest online maths competition in the world, with over a million students expected to login and take part across the 48-hours.

What day is World Maths Day?

World Maths Day is officially on the 8th of March 2023. However, the event has a global start date, meaning some students will have access from the 7th of March. Here’s a list of the different global start dates and times:

  • 8am NZ time – 8th March
  • 6am Sydney time – 8th March
  • 7pm UK time – 7th March
  • 2pm New York time – 7th March
  • 12pm Calgary time – 7th March
  • 11am LA time – 7th March

Do I need to register for my students?

No. Registration is not required for Mathletics users. As a Mathletics user your students are ready to go. However, to stay up to date with the latest World Maths Day information and results, fill in a short form here.

What do students do on the day?

On the actual day, students simply log into their Mathletics account. Once in they’ll see the World Maths Day button. Once clicked they’ll find themselves in an updated Live Mathletics console. On the right-hand side will be a World Maths Day panel, showing students which Live Mathletics levels they can compete in to generate their World Maths Day score.

How can my students prepare?

Practice! Check out our 7 essential tips to get you prepped for the big day.

Is there anything I can do?

The number one thing you can do as a teacher is to ensure that your students can access Live Mathletics. That means, if you’ve assigned any curriculum activities, Skill Quests (previously known as UPF or Understanding Practice and Fluency) or PSR work, it may prevent them from accessing Live Mathletics and the World Maths Day platform.

To make sure this doesn’t happen (and keep the assigned activities), simply head into the ‘Assign’ area of Mathletics and make sure student access is set to ‘Student Open Access’.


To help you get started, check out our World Maths Day resources here.

Any questions about World Maths Day?

You can always refer to our FAQs or contact us directly.

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