PlayLive, the online challenge for maths, English and French!
Designed to develop and increase students’ speed and skill at answering mental maths games, spelling and French activities.
Students have to answer as many mental arithmetic, spelling or French questions as they can, as fast as they can.
Students pitch their knowledge against others of a similar age, within a timed, competitive environment.
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Who plays? +
Choose to play against your classmate, someone from your school or students from any school
Players matched by their academic level
When to play? +
The PlayLive arena is a great alternative to regular mental maths, tables tests and spelling tests
To follow up an Activity for specific learning objectives
To incorporate into a challenge area designed to develop children’s thinking
Students can be set challenges e.g., 'How many multiplication and division calculations can you answer in 60 seconds today?' or 'How many words can you find in 60 seconds?'
An ideal activity to use during Golden Time
In keeping with e-safety guidelines and EducationCity's security policy, we have ensured that PlayLive does not display identifying information about players. We offer a range of preferences that teachers can use in order to alter player information to their own specification.
Their ability to answer mental maths questions quicker and with confidence has increased.