Help every child master maths

Abacus is a unique maths toolkit that’s carefully crafted to help you inspire a genuine love of maths and help every child master mathematical concepts. It’s built on research into successful teaching in the UK by a team of expert authors and teaching practitioners to help you ensure mastery of skills for all.

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  • 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.
  • Beautifully designed and supportive textbooks and workbooks for independent practice.
  • 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

Ruth-Merttens-Abacus-border "Abacus is a toolkit developed by local experts and current practitioners for UK teachers.  It contains high quality resources and tools for teachers and children, which develop in-depth understanding and playful enjoyment - both key to helping children reason mathematically. These materials are proven to enable all children to develop mastery and to succeed in maths."

Professor Ruth Merttens, Abacus Series Editor

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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:

  • Workbooks and Textbooks
  • Online toolkit
  • Online pupil world 
  • 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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