Year 10 Summer Snacks at Cromwell Community College



Summer Snack is a fun educational challenge for students which tests problem-solving and teamwork skills. It is based on this year’s Maths Feast. Teams of four students will test their maths skills with our all-you-can-eat feast of problems!

There are several rounds requiring different skills and strategies for success. Each event takes between two and three hours, and awards will be given for good teamwork and for the winning team of each round.

Who will benefit from attending?

Summer Snack is suitable to  Year 10 students who want to extend their mathematical and teamwork skills.


What's on the menu? Well that would be telling...

Practice resources and materials from previous Maths Feasts are available here.

Materials and Equipment

Calculators and equipment such as rulers and protractors are not permitted - this competition is based on your brain power alone!

Other Information

There are no heats or finals, so participants can take materials back to their schools and use them to enrich learning in the classroom.

Student reviews for previous servings of Summer Snack type events:
"The best round was the relay, I enjoyed the pace and structure of it!"
"Four in a row was fun and fast paced. Had to work together and rely on teammates."
"All the rounds were enjoyable and challenging."


Year 10 students only, organised into groups of four. Each team must be accompanied by a teacher or teaching assistant or 6th form student. Schools entering multiple teams must bring one responsible adult per team; however, in the case of the additional teams, this could be sixth former.

You can bring a maximum of 2 teams per school, there will be light refreshments for students and teachers but lunch will not be provided.

Key Facts

Event ref:




Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving, Reasoning

Event format:


Event length:

3 hours


East of England


Cromwell Community College,
Wenny Rd,,
Chatteris ,
PE16 6UU


Thu 13th Jun 2019

Course times:

09:30 - 12:15




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If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Lily Tang-Gentile
[email protected]

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