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

Success at HMP Littlehey

27/04/2019

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

29/03/2019

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

20/12/2018

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!

27/10/2018

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

18/05/2018

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

04/05/2018

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

06/01/2017

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

06/01/2017

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

06/01/2017

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

14/12/2016

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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Latest from Twitter

  • RT : A sense of achievement, a totally transportable skill, a career door-opener, a future and an opportunity to stop creating victims on BOTH sides of the fence. This is what many people behind bars SHOULD have been given in their formative years. Onwards and upwards ......!,
  • Prisoners at HMP Littlehey are organising a competition to celebrate two years of success of in their prison, and they are offering a prize to the person who can correctly predict when the 1000th book will be issued.
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  • "Education classes and opportunities to develop skills were seen as contributing to self-confidence, self-esteem and opening up opportunities" - this line from @Clinks_tweets' report on mental health in prisons is particularly pertinent to our work: ,

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