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We use Mathematics in every aspect of our lives - at work and in practical everyday activities at home and beyond.

We use Maths skills when we go shopping or plan a holiday, decide on a mortgage or decorate a room.

It helps children develop abilities such as problem solving, understanding and using shapes and measure, and developing their own spatial awareness.

Numeracy is essential to us as parents helping our children to learn, as patients understanding health information, and as citizens making sense of statistics and economic news.

Decisions in life are so often based on numerical information; to make the best choices, we need to be numerate.



The Importance of Numeracy

Experiences and Outcomes

Numeracy Benchmarks




National 4 Maths

National 5 Maths

Higher Maths

Advanced Higher Maths

Maths Chase is a completely free site where you can quickly test your times tables. The site is a really fun way for pupils to learn their times tables:

Maths Chase