Welcome to the First Mathematics Challenge

What is the FMC?

The First Mathematics Challenge (FMC) has been specifically created to give all pupils, UK and worldwide aged between 7-9, the opportunity to take part in a fun Mathematical Challenge. 

Find out more


 Have a go at the past papers

Past FMC papers are available to download for free!

Why not try a paper out with your class before you take the Challenge this year!

Download Past Papers


Who is it for?

The FMC is for all your pupils, aged between 7-9.

Have a question? Check out the FAQs


How can my pupils take part?

The Challenge has now closed for 2022. You can register your interest for the next Challenge, June 2023 HERE