We are an innovative maths charity, working in prisons across the U.K to improve prisoners numeracy skills

Success at HMP Littlehey


Ever since One to One Maths was introduced in HMP Littlehey in September 2017, the initiative has gone from strength to strength in this prison. We regularly receive progress reports with glowing feedback from mentors and mentees alike, and to this day a staggering 700 One to One Maths books have been completed at this […]

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“I love the sense of achievement” – A fantastic event at HMP Rye Hill


This blog post is written by Liam McKinnon, Marketing and Fundraising Consultant for One to One Maths. Names and identifying features of the inmates have been withheld for privacy reasons. A few weeks back, Don (One to One Maths Founder) and I received word that the inmates at HMP Rye Hill were preparing a fundraising […]

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Cause4’s Charity Leader of the Month


We’re proud to share that our Founder, Don Gillanders, is @OfficialCause4‘s ‘Charity Leader of the Month’ – https://t.co/Q9aUL3cEcV pic.twitter.com/O7T8HPaYxc — One to One Maths (@one2onemaths) December 21, 2018

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Big thanks to the Tribal Foundation!


One to One Maths would like to extend a warm thank you to the Tribal Foundation, part of the Tribal Group, for awarding the charity a grant of £3,000. Tribal Group identified One to One Maths as an organisation able to deliver positive outcomes under the following criteria: The Tribal Foundation supports projects in the […]

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Remarkable progress in HMP Littlehey


After visiting HMP Littlehey in Cambridgeshire this week, we’re absolutely delighted to share that the achievement presentation included handing out a whopping 84 One to One Maths certificates – potentially a record number since we started our initiative in prisons across the UK. We’re really enthused to see the remarkable progress demonstrated at this prison […]

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One to One Maths at the the Clinks #wherenext4cj workshop


We were delighted to attend the Clinks #wherenext4cj event in Birmingham on 27th April, where many discussions around the voluntary sector’s involvement in criminal justice were hosted. A big thank you to Clinks for having us along! We were delighted to attend the @clinks_tweets workshop “Where next for the voluntary sector in criminal justice?” It […]

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5 reasons to donate to One to One Maths


As a charity, One to One Maths often finds itself relying on the generosity of supporters to help fund the work it undertakes across the UK. Here are five very good reasons to donate to One to One Maths and ensure we can carry on supporting prisoners: 1. We provide a positive experience of learning An […]

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Good news from HMP Usk


On 19th December, our Co-Founder Don visited HMP Usk to meet a very active One to One Maths group of both mentor and mentee prisoners. This prison buzzes with real energy and vitality with 22 mentors with 26 mentees/learners all working together to improve numeracy. During November they completed 389 sessions. During Don’s visit, 13 certificates were awarded […]

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Certificates from One to One Maths


At One to One Maths, we award certificates to prisoners performing well on the peer education scheme. This Certificate of Achievement is given to a mentee/learner when he or she (we have female prisoners doing One to One Maths at HMP Drake Hall) has completed a book. A certificate is given with each book completed […]

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One to One Maths expands in South West prisons


On Tuesday Don Gillianders (C0-Founder, One to One Maths) met with Barry Rees, the Cluster Head of Learning and Skills for the prisons in the South West. We’re delighted to relay that Barry is very impressed with the One to One Maths initiative and believes that it would greatly benefit the prisons in the SW, […]

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