Thank you for your interest in our ‘Sum it up – in a picture’ drawing competition!

The deadline has been extended so be sure to submit your entries before 6pm on Friday 13th May, 2022

Who can enter?

The competition is open to teachers of pupils ages 4 to 11 years old from all primary schools in the UK and Ireland. There are three categories based on the age of the pupils entering the competition:

  • KS1 or equivalent – Years 1 and 2 (ages 5-7)
  • Lower KS2 or equivalent – Years 3 and 4 (ages 8-9)
  • Upper KS2 or equivalent – Years 5 and 6 (ages 10-11)

A maximum of 1 entry per child is permitted from each primary school taking part in the competition. Please note that we do not accept entries made directly by pupils, parents or guardians – all entries should be submitted by a nominated teacher at the school.

What are the prizes?

There will be one winner from each category who will win:

  • An Amazon Kindle Fire.
  • The possibility of their winning artwork appearing in a Freckle ‘Depth of Knowledge’ Question.

Two runners-up will receive:

  • 1 Year’s subscription to Freckle and Star Maths for their class.

One overall winner also win:

  • £2,000 towards a class or school trip.
  • 1 Year’s subscription to Freckle and Star Maths for their school.

How do I enter?

You can submit your school’s entries with all required details as laid out in the Terms and Conditions by email to frecklecompetition@fourcommunications.com.

Please also email frecklecompetition@fourcommunications.com if you have any questions or difficulty submitting your school’s entries.

An editable presentation to help promote the competition and inspire the children to think about ‘everyday maths’.

Lesson presentation slides (PDF)

Editable lesson presentation slides (PowerPoint)

These documents contain everything you need to know about the competition, as well as notes to support the presentation.

Teacher notes (PDF)

Competition Terms and Conditions (PDF)

Cut-out-and-keep ‘maths goggles’ and download pictures of the Freckle Friends that your pupils may want to include in their pictures.

Maths Goggles template (PDF)

Pictures of the ‘Freckle Friends’ (PDF)


Freckle is an exciting addition to the Renaissance Family that complements Star Maths, providing differentiated practice in maths and balancing fun with learning:

  • Aligned to National Curriculum standards for Years 1-6
  • Continuously adapts to each pupil
  • Over 70,000 unique maths questions

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