London Verbal Maths Challenge

London Verbal Maths Challenge is an oral olympiad run by We Solve Problems with the help of the tutors of the Maths Circles and professional mathematicians from the London Universities.

The best performing pupils are invited to study in Maths Circles at King’s College and University College suitable for their age group.

The participation is free of charge.


Sunday, January the 28th, 2024.

Previous edition was held on October 1, 2023.


King’s College London

The Waterloo Campus
Stamford St,
London SE1 9NH

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How to participate

Any pupil of the school years 7–11 can join the challenge. The participation is free of charge. For registration, please fill in this form.

Please note that we have a limited capacity of 100 places.

Past London Verbal Maths Challenges

  • September, 2022
  • January, 2023

About Maths Circles and Maths Battles

Maths Circles are weekly extracurricular maths sessions for students in school years 7–11. The sessions are led by students of Mathematics from some of the leading UK universities. Maths Circles delve into topics that promote the art of problem-solving, nurture structured thinking, and cultivate a passion for mathematics. Participation is free of charge.

Maths Battles are debate competitions between two opposing teams. Students are not only required to solve a given set of mathematical problems, but also to present their solutions clearly and defend them under the scrutiny of the opponents.

Learn more about Maths Circles and Maths Battles.