At SMH we follow Abacus Maths scheme from EYFS to Year 6 which is a Maths and Numeracy toolkit that has been carefully crafted on a robust approach to create inspired and confident young mathematicians. The spiral nature of the Abacus programme allows teachers and pupils to regularly revisit key themes and develop a wide range of strategies. To help children make sense of, and consolidate their Maths and Numeracy, Abacus provides a combination of games, interactive activities, pupil videos and pupil worksheets, focused around an interactive world where children can earn rewards and personalise their own learning.


Maths subject overview 2022 2023

Multiplication Tables Check 2022

The Multiplication Tables Check is a key stage 2 assessment to be taken by pupils in Year 4 (in June). The purpose of the Multiplication Tables Check is to make sure that Year 4 pupils can recall their times tables fluently. Knowledge of multiplication tables helps children to solve problems quickly and flexibly, and allows them to tackle more complex mathematics later on in school.

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World Maths Day 2022

World Maths Day happened on Tuesday 15th March 2022 and it was a successful event across the whole school. Staff and children were able to come dressed up using a number theme. We had some really simple, yet effective, dress up ideas from pupils and staff!


Liverpool Counts Quality Mark

Our school has been awarded the ‘Maths Silver Quality Mark’ Award by the ‘Liverpool Counts’ Learning Partnership.

Maths Homework

Active Learn: All children have their own login details & can access maths homework games online to practise the concepts taught in class. If you have any problems logging onto this online resource, please speak to your child’s class teacher. 

Useful Websites

National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics
Teaching for mastery: Children’s chances of succeeding in education and life will be maximised if they develop deep and lasting procedural and conceptual mathematical understanding. The NCETM’s teaching for mastery section explains the rationale for this teaching approach, and presents case studies from schools, together with interviews with teachers involved in mastery projects through the Maths Hubs programme.

BCC Bitesize homepage
BBC’s online education resource spanning all the key stages.

The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice.

Times Table Rockstars
In either paper form or online, Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice.

Helping your child at home with Maths

Helping your EYFS child at home with Maths

Maths/Maths Calculations policy documents can be found on the School Policies page.