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Primary maths resources proven to develop numeracy skills

Based on a proven concrete-pictorial-abstract approach, Numicon encourages children to explore maths using structured imagery and apparatus in order to understand and explain mathematical concepts.

  • Supports the Cambridge Primary Maths Curriculum framework for classroom use.
  • Develops fluency by using a visual, practical base to develop conceptual understanding and fluent recall.
  • Helps children to reason mathematically through the use of concrete objects and spoken language to explain and justify.
  • The Numicon approach supports the PYP Mathematics Scope and Sequence
  • Professional development to suit the needs of your school and staff
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Series contains:

    • 6 Teaching Handbooks
    • 6 Implementation Guides
    • 18 Workbooks
    • 6 Apparatus packs
    • 4 Pupil Books
    • 1 Firm Foundations pack
    • 1 Online subscription
    • 2 Test Practice Question Books
    • Additional resource packs for home, nursery, intervention, SEND, and stretch and challenge
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What does Numicon deliver?

Structure chart

Numicon structure chart

See an overview of Numicon resources.

Numicon and the PYP

See how Numicon can support your teaching of the PYP Mathematics Scope and Sequence.

Making Maths Real overview brochure

Making Maths Real

Read a comprehensive overview of the Numicon programme and its resources.

PYP Mathematics Scope and Sequence and the Numicon approach

Take a look at how the Numicon approach can support the PYP Mathematics Scope and Sequence

Curriculum Chart

Numicon curriculum support

Curriculum matching charts for all UK curricula

Mastery of maths with Numicon

Mastery with Numicon

A proven approach for teaching maths loved by teachers and children

Numicon Online Demo (video)

Explore Numicon Online in this short video

Be the first to look inside brand-new Numicon Pupil books

Numicon Pupil Books: Digital Inspection Copies

Evaluate online, free of charge

Case study

A proven approach to teaching maths

Read our case studies and discover the proven impact of Numicon in the classroom

Get support with your subscription

Find help and support with your Numicon Online subscription

Numicon in the classroom

Derry Richardson on why Numicon is 'More than Just the Shapes' (Video)

Senior Professional Development Leader, Derry Richardson, explains why Numicon continues to be an essential resource at Key Stage 2 and beyond

Implementing Numicon?

Ensure successful implementation with our handy 4-step guide

More ideas on Pinterest

Creativity with Numicon on Pinterest

Visit our Numicon board to find more ideas and activities for your classroom


Free support: Making the most of your Manipulatives

Find out how you can use manipulatives to deepen understanding throughout the whole school

New: Numicon Big Ideas

Numicon Big Ideas: view sample sessions

Additional sessions to reinforce and embed key maths concepts

Numicon Interactive Whiteboard software

Numicon IWB Software

Show Numicon models and images on your whiteboard


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