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Numicon professional development

Progression with Numicon in Years 4-6

About The Course

Explore how the Numicon approach can help raise standards at Key Stage 2

Time: 9.30-16.00

Course cost: £199+VAT

Who should attend?

Maths Subject Leaders, Key Stage 2 Phase Leaders, Key Stage 2 Teachers and Year 7 Teachers.

Key Learning Outcomes

This one day practical workshop is designed to give you the opportunity to:

  • Develop an understanding of the Numicon manipulatives that were developed to support the CPA approach to teaching;
  • Experience how Numicon supports the development of fluency, mathematical reasoning and problem solving across key mathematical ideas;
  • Discover how Numicon ensures curriculum coverage and supports high quality teaching and learning through tried and tested planning, teaching and assessment materials;
  • Understand how Numicon addresses the learning needs of all children in Years 4, 5 and 6 to develop mastery through low threshold and high ceiling activities, pupil practice and deep questioning;
  • Discover useful ideas and strategies which can be applied back in your classroom.


  • Introduction to the Numicon manipulatives
  • Key Mathematical ideas for Years 4-6
  • Low threshold, high ceiling activities for differentiation
  • Fluency, reasoning and problem solving activities
  • Planning, teaching and assessing with Numicon

“Really great day! Nice to meet and discuss ideas with Adella and people from other schools. ”

Lacey Cousins, Year 4 Teacher,

Kingsgate Primary

Additional Information

All our introductory workshops will cover essential ‘Getting Started’ activities to familiarize you with the resources and the theory behind Numicon. If you require professional development focussed more fully on your individual school needs, or support in moving on with Numicon please contact: primary.training.uk@oup.com for more information about our bespoke InSET, sustained programmes of support and in school one day introductory workshops."

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation can be made up to four weeks before the event by contacting us directly at primary.training.uk@oup.com. Any delegate cancellation after this time is non-refundable.