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Thanks to everyone who submitted a poster to our contest – it was very difficult to choose the winners.

Here are the results.

Year 7 & 8 Winner – Emily Green, Kings Cathedral School Peterborough

Years 9 to 11 Winner – Clara Greef, Thorpe St Andrew School & Sixth Form

Years 12 &13 Winner – Fatima Dalal, Greenhead College

Year 7 & 8 Runners Up

Hannah Valera, Headington School

Miley Lynch, LSA High School

Years 9 to 11 Runners Up

Aiyana Richards, Ribblesdale School

Katie Turer, Woodbridge School

Years 12 & 13 Runners Up

Charlotte Cox, Bilborough College

Janice Yau, Caterham School

The Brief: Create a poster which will help Young People find out about an exciting career which uses maths. Choose ONE possible career, and focus your poster on that.

Competition Instructions:


  • Choose ONE career to focus your poster on.
  • On your poster explain how maths is used in your chosen career.
  • Choose A4 size – you can use a computer, draw it by hand or use a mixture of methods.
  • Make sure your poster looks attractive, it is meant to inspire Young People!
  • Make sure it is all your own work – no copy and pasting text.
  • If you use any digital images, make sure they aren’t copyrighted. Look for images that have a ‘Creative Commons Licence’ and provide a credit/link. (Or you may want to include your own drawings.)
  • Make sure you look at the Guidance PowerPoint which has important advice and ideas.
  • Do your best – you could win a £100 Amazon voucher!

Poster Guidance

Make sure you look at the following PowerPoint which has essential information on what the judges will be looking for.


There will be three categories for judging:

Years 7 and 8

Years 9, 10 and 11

Years 12 and 13

WordPress Data Table PluginThe winning Poster from students in each category will receive a £100 Amazon voucher. There will also be two ‘highly commended’ prizes of a £20 Amazon voucher in each group.

The closing date is Sunday 25th June and winners will be announced here on 10th July.

Entry Form

Competition entry form

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Poster Competition Rules

  1. The promoters of the competition are the sponsors of the Maths Careers website
  2. It is a condition of entry of this competition that all entrants agree to these competition rules. By permitting their children to enter the competition parents and guardians shall be deemed to consent to the entries being submitted on the terms of these competition rules.
  3. The competition is open to entrants between the ages of 11 and 19 who are residents of the United Kingdom.
  4. No purchase is necessary to enter the competition.
  5. There are three entry categories, based upon the ages of the entrants: Years 7 – 8, Years 9 – 11 and Years 12 – 13. One prize will be awarded for the winner of each category and there will be ‘Highly Commended’ certificates awarded in each age group.
  6. Entries can be submitted via the relevant mechanisms on the website.
  7. Posters must be A4 printed size only. Postal entries will not be entered into the competition if they are any other size.
  8. The poster must be solely the original work and the property of the entrant.
  9. Any poster that has won a prize in another competition is not eligible and will be disqualified if entered.
  10. Entrants may submit no more than one entry which must be made in their applicable age category only. Multiple entries will be disqualified.
  11. The promoters’ decision on all matters relating to the competition is final. No correspondence will be entered into concerning the judgement, administration or organization of the competition, including any assessment of the eligibility of any entry submitted.
  12. Winners will be announced on the website in July 2023. Individual winners will be notified by the promoters before the end of July 2023.
  13. By entering a poster, participants agree to grant IMA MathsCareers free of charge the right to use the photo in any manner and media, including without limitation, the right to publish, adapt, distribute, copy, display or translate in printed or electronic media even if they are not the winning entries.
  14. It is a condition of entry to the competition that entrants (or the parents or guardians of entrants) irrevocably permit the promoters and their licensees to copy, reproduce and publish entries in connection only with the promotion of and publicity for this competition and the winning entries.
  15. The closing date for entries to the competition is midnight on Sunday 25th June 2023. Entries received after that date will not be accepted, displayed or judged.
  16. No responsibility will be accepted by the promoters for entries which are lost, late, corrupted, incomplete, defaced, ineligible or otherwise do not comply with these rules (any of which may be deemed invalid at the sole discretion of the promoters).
  17. The prizes are as stated in the competition rules. Prizes are non-refundable and not transferable. No cash alternative will be offered. The promoters reserve the right to substitute the prizes (or any part of them) for prizes of equivalent or greater monetary value if that is necessary for reasons beyond their control.
  18. The promoters will not be liable for prizes that do not reach prize winners for reasons beyond the promoters’ reasonable control. If prize winners cannot be traced after reasonable effort the promoters will dispose of prizes as they think fit without liability to prize winners.
  19. The promoters reserve the right to cancel or amend the competition, at any time without prior notice.
  20. This competition is governed by the laws of English and Wales and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Image Credit
Featured image by Eric Prouzet on Unsplash