you are having difficulty loading or navigating the Maths
File site, please read our tips below.
Why do I need to download the Shockwave plug-in?
The Maths File site contains games that are only available
if you have the Shockwave plug-in installed. Shockwave
is a free plug-in which you can download by selecting
the "Get Shockwave" button below.
How can I tell if I have the Shockwave plug-in?
If you've got the Shockwave plug-in, and it has been
correctly installed, you will see an animation of a
gorilla below and on the front page of the site.
How do I move around the site?
You can select one of four sections from the home page:
Games, Print Offs, Teachers and Help.
The Games section includes 12 Shockwave games which cover Number, Algebra, Shape, Space & Measure, and Data Handling
The Print Offs are printable resources that explore
the same Maths topics as the Games but do not require
any technology. Simply print them off to use in the
classroom or at home.
The Teachers section gives a detailed breakdown of Maths
File's alignment to the KS3 National Curriculum. It
also includes the answers to the Print Offs.
If you have any comments or suggestions on this site,
you can e-mail us by using the feedback link on the
Maths File home page.
Producer - Louise Wass
Assistant Producer - Gillian O'Malley
Educational Consultant & Writer - Christine Atkinson
Animation and Illustration - Phil Hall, Son of Ken
Development and Design - Danny Kodicek and Kellie Chandler
With thanks to Naomi Norman, Julie Cogill and Caroline