National Numeracy Day Worksheets

Our exciting new range of worksheets is the perfect way to gear up for National Numeracy Day celebrations on the 22nd of May! We’ve developed resources ideal for students from Year 4 to Year 9, tackling essential maths skills and concepts. Included are special challenges like the 4 Operations 10 Minute Challenge and the Times Tables 10 Minute Challenge, designed for both primary and secondary students, ensuring a comprehensive numerical workout!

The Times Tables 10 Minute Challenge is a rapid-fire exercise where pupils quickly recall multiplication facts up to 12 x 12 over 100 questions. Our 4 Operations 10 Minute Challenge is perfect for mental calculation practice, covering multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction with integers of varying difficulty. With 75 questions in total, there’s a challenge for all students.

But wait, there’s more! Explore our additional 10-15 minute challenges for even more engaging maths practice. These worksheets are not only perfect for celebrating National Numeracy Day but also build a strong foundation in everyday maths skills.

Download these engaging National Numeracy Day worksheets below and support your students’ journey through the world of maths. If you’re seeking even more engaging maths challenges, be sure to explore our extensive collection on our website.


National Numeracy Day on May 22nd is the ideal opportunity to enhance maths skills! Cazoom Maths provides an excellent selection of printable PDF worksheets designed for Year 4 to Year 9 students. Dive into challenges like the “4 Operations 10 Minute Challenge” and the “Times Tables 10 Minute Challenge” that make learning fun and effective.

We’ve created these materials with the goal of helping students strengthen their numeracy skills and understand their importance in daily life. Each worksheet includes answers and is easy to download in PDF format, perfect for classroom activities or enjoyable learning at home on National Numeracy Day.


National Numeracy Day is an annual event dedicated to enhancing numeracy skills and increasing appreciation for everyday maths. It is a day to recognize the importance of numeracy and encourage activities that help improve our numerical proficiency. Here’s what makes it special:

  • Date: Celebrated across the UK on the 22nd of May.
  • Why Numeracy?: Strong numeracy skills are essential for personal finance, problem-solving, and everyday decision-making. National Numeracy Day emphasizes the role of numeracy in enhancing life opportunities and opens up discussions on improving numeracy levels for everyone.


Numeracy is a critical skill that applies to many aspects of life, from budgeting and shopping to career skills in fields like engineering, tech, and healthcare. Here’s why numeracy matters:

  • Everyday Decisions: From understanding interest rates to comparing prices, numeracy helps make informed financial decisions.
  • Professional Skills: Many professions require strong numerical skills for data analysis, measurements, and technical assessments.
  • Educational Foundations: Numeracy is foundational for advanced studies in sciences, economics, and many other disciplines.


Numeracy is everywhere, influencing various aspects of our daily lives. Here are some ways it is used:

  • Cooking and Baking: Calculating proportions and adjusting recipes.
  • Sports and Fitness: Keeping score, timing events, and calculating distances.
  • DIY Projects: Measuring materials and estimating costs.
  • Travel Planning: Budgeting for trips, converting currencies, and understanding timetables.

Explore our National Numeracy Day resources and start building stronger numeracy skills today!