Help every child master maths


"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


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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