Now John had sometimes experienced this hankering at maths.
prep.; and he was struck by Hook's picking him out.
Les Ratcliffe, community relations manager for Jaguar, said: "We are delighted to be supporting the Government's drive to promote enjoyment of maths.
Jaguar sees the improvement of maths in our schools as key for the engineers and racing drivers of tomorrow.
Puzzles are at the heart of maths.
A good puzzle will capture your attention and intrigue your mind until you find the answer.
A touring team of teachers revealed the ending to the mystery to youngsters at the end of the day and parents were given a free booklet with follow- up ideas and games to help develop their children's maths.
"The puzzles were very interactive and even the harder game involved drawing so they almost forgot it was maths.
Daily maths lessons begin with 10 minutes of "fast paced and enjoyable" mental maths.
Then it is heads down in text books or worksheets for the rest of the lesson, with the last five minutes being another group exercise.
I want to continue my studies at university and study maths.
I would love to go to the University of Oxford.
By showing students my own passion for mathematics, my aim has always been to get pupils to enjoy learning and doing maths for the sake of maths.
There is nothing more satisfying than seeing a mathematical problem that initially looks difficult and then having the determination and resilience to successfully reach a solution.
"The P6 pupils also went to Braehead shopping centre to visit Frankie and Benny's and Krispy Kreme to find out how they use maths.
A 14-YEAR-OLD maths whizz has passed A-level maths with an A* four years early - but will still have to take GCSE maths.
Whether you're enrolled in a public school in rural Thatta in Sindh or are studying O levels at an elite private school in Islamabad, chances are you are learning very little actual maths.