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Maths on the Move

Are you a school in the Bradford area?

Kanga Education is supporting 600 children across Bradford by providing funded Maths on the Move sessions to raise attainment levels and increase activity levels.

To qualify you must:

1. Be a school in the following areas: Central Bradford, West and East Bradford, North Bradford, South Bradford, Shipley, Bingley, Keighley
2. Have students that require support with Maths.

3. Support our mission of increasing maths and physical activity levels.


MOTM Number Trails To get a taste of the sort of activities we use in MOTM sessions, download a number trail to try with your class. Just select the year groups you require below.

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How do we know it works?

A six-week study conducted by academics from Leeds Beckett University has concluded that the MOTM programme both improves maths attainment and increases physical activity levels.

Developed by teachers for teachers, Maths on the Move (MOTM) is a unique and innovative programme aligned with the national curriculum. Using physically active learning, MOTM enhances children’s confidence and attainment in maths.

Suitable for all abilities, the programme can be tailored to suit pupils’ individual requirements.

Use MOTM as an intervention programme to support lower achieving children or extend the learning of those who are gifted and talented. The results show that whatever the pupil’s pre-programme confidence level, it is boosted post programme. 

MOTM is a sustainable and effective use of the PE and Sport Premium. By embedding physical activity into the school day, the programme raises the profile of PE and sport across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement.

Experienced educators deliver MOTM and learning materials are provided. An online portal and regular pupil reports enable progress to be continually tracked and monitored, essential for justifying premium spend to Ofsted.



School: Nonsuch Primary School

Problem: A lack of tailored programmes to suit both the more gifted and underachieving pupils at the school.

Objective: The school wanted to challenge their gifted and talented pupils in a different way while developing a mathematics intervention programme that would support their lower achieving children.

Solution: Maths on the Move helped improve levels of attainment amongst children, giving them an understanding of a wide variety of mathematical techniques and methods (such as fractions, percentages and multiplication tables) and making maths more accessible by delivering it through sport and activity.

The programme also had a positive impact on the children’s state of mind, with all participants reporting that their confidence levels in maths had improved as a result of the programme.

As well as Maths on the Move provision, we offered lunchtime support to increase the number of competitive opportunities for the children and helped increase participation through their out of hours learning provision