School Radio Maths resources aim to bring fun to numeracy by providing a lively and entertaining way for pupils to develop and consolidate their skills.

The focus is on mental maths - a key skill identified within the Numeracy Strategy at KS1 and KS2.

  • Counting Songs

    Age 3 – 5

    Have fun singing along to this collection of popular counting songs, which includes both video and audio. The emphasis is on building children's confidence with the numbers 1 to 10.

  • Numbertime

    Age 5 – 7

    The series is ideal for consolidating mental maths skills at this age group. The emphasis is on fun and building pupils' confidence with a range of numeracy objectives.

  • Maths Challenge

    Age 9 – 11

    A maths resource for KS2 that will really help to sharpen pupils' mental maths skills. Programmes adopt a quiz format and they're simple to use...and lots of fun!

Programmes to download

Programmes to download at any time

Download programmes

A collection of programmes to download as mp3 files at any time. Includes dance and music.



Current podcasts

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Curriculum for Excellence

100 years since World War 1

WW1 Performance Pack

WW1 Performance Pack

Commemorate 100 years since WW1 by staging our specially-written play 'Archie Dobson's War'.

Private Peaceful - listen now!

Click to listen to Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Private Peaceful

All 13 episodes of Michael Morpurgo's moving WW1 story are available to listen to online.

Teacher's notes

Teacher's Notes

Online Teacher's Notes

Notes to support the programmes including details of all the series content.