• Imagine you were on the design team building the Emirates Stadium. How would you design the seating to make sure spectators get the best view of matches? This geometry and modelling activity is designed to be accessible to both GCSE and A-level maths students (Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5), who can tackle it at different levels.

  • These three football maths brainteasers challenge students to be resourceful, to think logically and to work systematically. This activity is aimed at Key Stage 3 and 4 students.

  • This BBC Two Learning Zone video maths challenge takes place at Arsenal’s training ground and features Arsenal player Per Mertesacker. The challenge is to analyse the percentage of penalty shots the striker places in each quadrant of the goal before predicting which way he will aim his final shot. This activity is aimed at Key Stage 3 students.

  • If two goals are scored in a match between two equally-matched teams, what are the possible scores? This activity gives an opportunity to investigate probability in the context of football, and is aimed at Key Stage 3 students.

  • How many different football team formations can you find? This activity provides an engaging real-life context to investigate simple combinations, and is aimed at Key Stage 3 students.

  • This BBC Two Learning Zone video maths challenge takes place at Arsenal's training ground and features Arsenal player Tomas Rosicky. The challenge is to work out what percentage of shots at goal went in. This challenge is aimed at Key Stage 2 students.

  • What could the half-time scores have been in these Arsenal matches? This activity encourages systematic working and discussion, and is aimed at Key Stage 2 students.

  • Why are there so many different scoring systems in operation in sport? How can changes to scoring systems affect the relative roles of luck and skill in determining the winner? This video from Professor John Barrow's Maths of Sport lecture series is aimed at a general audience.

  • In this video maths challenge from BBC Two Learning Zone two Key Stage 1 schoolchildren are taken to Arsenal’s training ground. They meet Arsenal player Tomas Rosicky, and are set a maths challenge related to football. Each child has ten shots at goal. The challenge is to add up how many they score and see who wins.

  • This Key Stage 3 video maths challenge from BBC Two Learning Zone takes place at Arsenal’s training ground and features Arsenal player Per Mertesacker. The challenge is to watch the striker score penalties before predicting which way he will aim his final shot.

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