Help every child master maths

"Abacus is a Ruth-Merttens-Abacus-bordertoolkit developed by local experts and practitioners for UK teachers.  It contains high quality resources and tools for teachers and children which develop understanding and enjoyment -  it’s proven to deliver mastery for all children."

Professor Ruth Merttens, Abacus Series Editor


What do you get?

  • A flexible toolkit that puts you in control, with over 10,000 resources, activities, plans and assessment tools.
  • An online world filled with lively and exciting maths games and rewards that your digital-savvy kids will love.
  • Textbooks and workbooks for independent practice, designed to capture children’s interest and inspire a genuine love of maths.
  • Progress and Assess tests (incl. end-of-year tests), and clever assessment tools to track children’s attainment and their progress towards Age Related Expectations.
  • Professional Development courses to nurture your confidence in teaching for mastery



Over 80% of teachers say that Abacus contributes significantly to children’s engagement, enjoyment and fluency in the fundamentals of maths Next steps...

Live outside the UK?

  • International schools can buy the international edition of Abacus from Pearson Global Schools here.


*Survey run by Pearson measuring impact of Abacus on 95 teachers who have used Abacus for over a year.


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Service includes:

Online toolkit
Consisting of online planning tool, plan ideas and activities, teaching tools and interactive activities, assessment tools and tests - and more.

Online pupil world
Consisting of maths practice games, speaking and listening activities, problem-solving activities, rewards and avatars.

Workbooks and Textbooks

Progress and Assess tests (incl. new end-of-year tests) 

Professional Development

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Customer Review:

"Teachers are looking forward to teaching maths - perhaps more than any other subject."

- Deputy Headteacher,
The Cathedral School of
St. Saviour and St. Mary Overy

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