SHINE visited Marshfield Primary School in inner-city Bradford to meet Abdullah, a schoolboy who, until recently, didn’t have much time for maths. Then he discovered Times Tables RockStars, an online maths tool funded by SHINE after its creator Bruno Reddy won our Let Teachers SHINE competition.
Since his school began using TT RockStars, Abdullah’s view of maths has been transformed. He’s now so good at his times tables that he came first in the world in a recent competition. Here is his story