How it works

Key features

For ages 5-14

Numbershark caters for a wide age and ability range, and covers everything from counting and ordering to the concepts behind fractions. The program allows students to learn at their own pace.

‘Topics’ to choose from

The 500 number topics and over 2,000 worded problems provide a huge amount of variety. Numbershark has something for everyone!

Based on games

The games are motivating and visual, presenting numbers in a variety of formats: rods and digits, words, abacuses, pie charts, 100 square and more.

For dyscalculia and catch-up

The program is ideal for children with dyscalculia, but it’s equally effective for those with gaps in their numerical knowledge or understanding.

Easy to use

Numbershark is an extensive tool but it’s also user-friendly. Simply toggle between ‘choose game’ and ‘change topic’. There are help screens within the games if you need them.

Tried, tested and loved

Used for over 16 years, Numbershark has garnered a huge amount of positive feedback from teachers and parents, and students love the wacky graphics.

Trusted by over 10,000 schools

I work as an intervention teacher with students who struggle with number concepts. I have used Numbershark to help them achieve a better understanding of relative number size and place value. Through Numbershark, they can get the over learning they need to be able to deepen their understanding. The variety of games is excellent and maintain their motivation to basically do the same thing more often than they would be able to in a conventional Maths lesson.
Mary Grashoff — Teacher, Brackley
They love Numbershark, now V5; they can play at their level and speed. They love being able to progress especially getting faster in their responses. Number Shark is loved by all my pupils and I find it significantly improves their numeracy and confidence in using numbers.
Ann Clark — Dyslexia Consultant and Home tutor, Hemel Hempstead
We hated the maths battle because it would always end in lots of tears, every day. Numbershark has genuinely changed that. I only have to load up numbershark within his earshot, he hears the numbershark sounds, and then he comes to me and asks if he can play! So we do 20 minutes of maths every day with absolutely no tears whatsoever, and the improvement has been staggering, and rapid. I recommend it without hesitation.
David Owen — Home user, London
I have been using both Wordshark and Numbershark for many years, first as a teacher, then as a SENCO and now as an advisory teacher. If I was a SENCO again, they are the first bit of kit I would buy – excellent value, great menu of courses with vast amount of materials, engaging, versatile, fun, with opportunities built in for lots of repeti-tion and overlearning. Best of all, children love using them and don’t realise they are learning! They can be used in a highly personalised way for children with SEN (in-cluding dyslexia and dyscalculia) but just as well …
Jan Levi — Advisory teacher in SEN, Wortly

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