Expression of interest form and assessment criteria for groups interested in opening a maths school.


Maths school expression of interest form

How to apply to set up a maths school for 16- to 19-year-olds

Ref: DFE-00084-2018PDF, 351KB, 22 pages


The UCAS points system has now changed. 136 points under the new system is equivalent to 350 points under the old system.

A form and guidance for groups who wish to open a maths school.

The guidance gives information on how to submit an expression of interest and develop a business case for the school.

A maths school is a specialist school for the most mathematically able 16- to 19-year-olds. They help to prepare students for success in mathematics-related disciplines at top universities and then pursue mathematically intensive careers.

They are run by some of the UK’s most selective mathematics universities.

Contact us

Use the attached form to express an interest in setting up a maths school, or email the maths schools team with any questions.

Maths schools team

Email[email protected]

More information on opening a free school is available.

Published 26 March 2018
Last updated 13 March 2019 + show all updates

  1. Updated with new UCAS tariff points criteria.
  2. First published.