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Maths in your hands

Numicon is the market-leading primary school maths programme that offers teachers a wealth of resources that can be used across EYFS, KS1, KS2, and bridging the gap to KS3.

Based on a concrete-pictorial-abstract approach, Numicon encourages children to explore maths using structured imagery and apparatus in order to understand and explain mathematical concepts. Make the most of manipulatives or mastery by using Numicon resources.


  • Can be used flexibly alongside your existing resources, or as a complete maths programme
  • Includes a range of professional development options to suit the needs of your school and staff
  • Helps you to assess a child’s understanding and progress by watching and listening to what they do and say
  • Has been proven to have had a positive impact on children’s enjoyment as well as giving them the confidence to demonstrate how and why they arrived at their answer
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Series contains:

  • Early Years
  • Teaching Programme for EYFS, KS1 and KS2
  • Apparatus (manipulatives and shapes)
  • Assessment Support
  • Numicon at home
  • SEND
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Using Numicon for remote education

A list of our top tips

Use this guide and follow our top tips for using Numicon whilst teaching remotely.

Remote education support

Curriculum Chart

Using Numicon for remote learning

In support of Remote Learning, access our Remote Education Checklists and C-19 Additional Permissions to see how you can share resources on remote learning platforms.

DfE non-statutory guidance matching charts

How does Numicon cover the new DfE non-statutory guidance?

Download Years 1-6 matching charts to see the full coverage.

Numicon Advocate Schools Videos


Teaching remotely using the Numicon approach

Listen to the maths lead at Bridgelea pupil referral unit as she discusses how they have been teaching remotely with Numicon

Numicon Big Ideas lesson

Join year 6 at Northern Parade Primary as they multiply and divide by 10,100 and 1000 from unit 4, in Numicon Big Ideas

Interview with the maths lead

Hear how Northern Parade Primary school in Portsmouth use Numicon Big Ideas for closing the gaps with year 6 children

Breaking Barriers lesson - Counting in 10’s

Watch Bartons Primary school deliver a one-to-one lesson with a pupil in year 3 using Numicon’s Breaking Barriers

Year 6 lesson - Finding the Common Denominators by Ordering Fractions

Join the year 6 class at Bartons Primary school as they find the Common Denominators by Ordering Fractions from Numicon 6 Number Pattern and Calculation Teaching Pack

Big Ideas lesson - Place Value extended to tenths and hundredths

Watch Bartons primary school deliver a year 5 intervention group lesson with pupils in year using Numicon Big Ideas