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Primary Mental Maths Resources and Schemes of Work Compared

The mental maths resources we've compared here focus on teaching and practicing arithmetic, fluency in number facts and mental maths. Many will include sequenced activities for the whole school year. 


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Also see: Times Table Resources, Maths Assessment Tools

No Nonsense Number Facts

Raintree

Years 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


No Nonsense Number Facts provides a coherent programme for supporting fluency in number facts. It focuses on using understanding of mathematical relationships and making connections between what is known and unknown, putting reasoning at the heart of teaching for fluency. This is in line with the aims of both the National Curriculum and Teaching for Mastery [read more]. 


Arithmetic Ninja

Bloomsbury

Years 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


Split into 38 weeks, this book features over 680 question cards and is fully aligned to the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum for mathematics. With activities for each day of the week plus a bonus challenge, this book is the perfect resource for daily maths practice and quick lesson starters 


Teacher's Books: Year 1 · Year 2 · Year 3 · Year 4 · Year 5 · Year 6


Mental Arithmetic

Schofield & Sims

Years 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


Mental Arithmetic provides rich and varied practice to develop pupils' essential maths skills and prepare them for all aspects of the Key Stage 2 national tests. It may also be used as preparation for the 11+, and with older students for consolidation and recovery [read more].


One Minute Mental Maths

Bloomsbury

Years 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


One Minute Mental Maths contains 160 photocopiable tests to check children's understanding of key aspects of the National Curriculum for maths. These tests are quick and easy to administer, making them perfect for children to complete at the start of a maths lessons.


Photocopiable Teacher's Books: Year 1/2 · Year 3/4 · Year 5/6


1-Minute Maths

White Rose Education

Years 1 - 2

Free


Our new 1-minute maths app helps your pupils to build greater number confidence and fluency. It’s all about targeted practice in engaging, one-minute chunks [read more].


Fluency Bee

White Rose Education

Years 1 - 6

Annual Subscription


Fluency Bee is a structured teaching programme designed to give children confidence with numbers through varied and frequent practice. It's an easy way to build number sense and develop a range of core skills in maths.


Mastering the Arithmetic Curriculum

HeadStart Primary

Years 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


This series is designed to provide children with regular practice in arithmetic in order to develop a deep understanding of the concepts taught, build number fluency and accelerate progress [read more].


Mental Maths Pack

Third Space Learning

Years 3 - 6

Free


An editable powerpoint containing 150+ mental maths questions and answers for Years 3-6 [read more].


New Wave Mental Maths

Prim-Ed Publishing

Years 2 - 6

One-off Purchase


New Wave Mental Maths is a school-wide series that aims to strengthen pupils’ mental maths abilities; essential skills that underpin effective interaction with all aspects of the maths curriculum and problem-solving situations [read more].


NumBots

Maths Circle

Years 1 - 6

Annual Subscription


NumBots equips each pupil with the set of core maths skills they require by building their knowledge from the ground up - starting at the very beginning with subitising.


Whole School Arithmetic System

Vocabulary Ninja

Years 1 - 6

One-off Purchase


The Vocabulary Ninja Whole Arithmetic System is a fully-resourced, comprehensive, week-by-week arithmetic test [read more].


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