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We are all numbers people

Join in and check your everyday maths skills 

this National Numeracy Day. 


Check my level

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The Scottish Government and Education Scotland are lead supporters of
National Numeracy Day 

The Scottish Government and Education Scotland are pleased to support National Numeracy for the second year running. Our aim is for everyone to experience the benefits, joy and beauty of maths in exciting new ways.

You can get involved by checking and improving your own numeracy with the National Numeracy Challenge. Reach a score of 80 to show you have the Essentials of Numeracy. 


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The Big Plus

If you need help with reading writing spelling or numbers…The Big Plus is a free service that puts you in touch with a local tutor.

Your tutor will help build your confidence and skills. They can meet you in different places, like libraries, community centres or colleges. It's not like being back at school. You’ll learn in a relaxed, friendly way that fits around your work or family time.

Call the national helpline on 0800 917 8000.

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