Numicon provides a full school programe from early childhood

Early childhood, Year 0, Special Education, High Learning Needs

Firm Foundations and First Steps in the Nursery are the initial programmes of this successful approach, including Breaking Barriers for students with high learning (and/or special) needs

First Steps in the Nursery is an early childhood programme.

Firm Foundations - for children aged 4-5 at early childhood and Year 0- New Entrants.

Breaking Barriers - a differentiated programme of Firm Foundations, Numicon 1, 2 and 3 NPC and GMS written specifically for students with learning and or special needs. It is best used in tandem with Numicon 1-3 in a general classroom setting. BB is suitable for any student working at Pre-level One to Level Two of the NZ Curriculum, ready for Numicon 4.

Intervention

Numicon Intervention Programme a 12 week intervention for students from Years 3 - 5 and Big Ideas - a 12 week intervention for students from Years 5 - 9

Years 0 - 8

Number, Pattern and Calculating (NPC) are combined with Geometry, Measurement and Statistics (GMS) to make a complete programme for Mathematics.

Numicon 1 - 6

Number, Pattern and Calculating (NPC)

Teaching Pack- Implementation Guide (PD in a book) and Teaching Handbook (Information on how to use the teaching materials, planning and assessment support and physical resources.

Long and medium term planning charts, overview of the activity groups, 30 activity groups arranged by strand, photocopy masters to accompany the activity groups, and guide to linking the strands, Explorer Progress and Explore More activities)

Explore More- offer the students the opportunity for children to discuss and practise mathematics with their parent or carer, or as a classroom activity. There are copymasters for 30 activities provided for each of the activity groups. It is another layer of 'generalising' learning- key in any learning!

Pupil Books - 15 per classroom enable paried activities of investigations and problem-solving for deeper thinking and applications.  An Answer Book is provided. For Numicon 3 - 6.  All strands are covered in this one book.

Explore Progress Books – ASSESSMENT booklets offer the children the opportunity to use the mathematics they have been learning in each activity group. There is one set of books a, b, c, - covering all 30 of the learning activity groups for each student to provide a clear cumulative assessment to students, the families and teachers demonstrating progress at the end of each activity group.

These are priced cheaper than photocopying costs! In the Teaching Handbook and on Oxford Owl there is an Assessment Grid to help you record progress and monitor their achievements.

Geometry, Measurement and Statistics (GMS):

Teaching Pack- Implementation Guide (PD in a book) and Teaching Handbook (Information on how to use the teaching materials, planning and assessment support and physical resources.

Long and medium term planning charts, overview of the activity groups, activity groups arranged by strand, photocopy masters to accompany the activity groups, and guide to linking the strands, Explorer Progress and Explore More activities.

Explorer Progress Book - as above

Explore More- as above. This is not a separate book as it is for NPC, but part of the GMS Teaching Handbook 

Options for purchasing:

NPC Easy Buy Pack:

NPC Teaching Pack 
NPC Explorer Progress Book A (Pack of 30) 
NPC Explorer Progress Book B (Pack of 30) 
NPC Explorer Progress Book C (Pack of 30) 
NPC Explore More Copymasters 

GMS Easy Buy:

GMS Teaching Pack 
GMS Explorer Progress Book  (Pack of 30) 
GMS Explore More Copymasters  (Teaching Handbook)


Other options:

  1. Class - Separate purchases of: NPC Teaching Pack, GMS Teaching Pack, NPC Explore Progress: a, b, and c (set of 30), GMS Explore Progress (set of 30), NPC Explore More Copymasters, GMS Explore More Copymasters are in the Teaching Pack, Class Apparatus Pack

  2. One to oneSeparate purchases of: NPC Teaching Pack, GMS Teaching Pack, NPC Explore Progress  Mixed Pack (1 x a, b, c) 1 copy of each, GMS Explore Progress (single), NPC Explore More Copymasters, (GMS Explore More Copymasters are in the Teaching Pack), One to One Apparatus Pack.

Click here Numicon  1  

Click here Numicon 2 

Click here Numicon 3 

Click here Numicon 4

Click here for Numicon 5

Click here for Numicon 6 

Apparatus Packs

Numicon 1 and 2- Apparatus Starter Pack A – Class and One-to-one options

Numicon 3 and 4 - Apparatus Starter Pack B  - Class and One-to-one options 

Numicon 5 and 6 - Apparatus Starter Pack C -  Class and One-to-one options 

Click here to see Apparatus packs and their contents and prices

Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl is a website where you and your parents can access FREE resources for Numeracy and Literacy.

By selecting FOR SCHOOL then NUMICON, you will find 224 resources including videos, Teaching Progression Charts, all the milestones for all of the year levels, and editable planning templates.  (Scroll down past the curriculum links for the UK.)

There is a subscription-paying section to join for over 1000 other resources.  Click to purchase here

Parents - select HOME to be taken to a variety of home-based activities.

To view Oxford Owl click here

Further guidance for school purchasing