Bedford-based tech company wins coveted education award

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Times Tables Rock Stars
second from left: Nicola Reddy, Bruno Reddy, Jen Pierce, Sarah Parrish, Gill Kyle, Dario Viglione, Gary Allen, Tom Cowley alongside actress, comedian and compere, Sally Phillips

A educational technology company based at Bedford Heights was among the winners at the Bett Awards this week.

Maths Circle won the Primary Content award for their programme Times Tables Rock Stars, a fun-filled interactive programme used in over 14,000 schools, worldwide.

The programme was designed by a maths teacher to solve the age-old problem of youngsters learning their times tables. It has rapidly grown to be one of the leading educational technology products, boosting the times table recall speed and maths confidence of millions of schoolchildren.

Times Tables Rock Stars

Bruno Reddy, founder and CEO of Maths Circle, said, “We are absolutely thrilled to have won the Bett Award 2020 for Primary Content – a real recognition of the positive impact that Times Tables Rock Stars is having on children’s maths recall and confidence worldwide.

“The Bett Awards showcase the very best in edtech products and we are honoured to be recognised alongside so many other wonderful companies that are all making a real difference to education.”

The Bett Awards are a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education.

Winners are deemed to have excelled in ICT provision and support for nurseries, schools, colleges and special schools, with a clear focus on what works in the classroom.