Frequently Asked Questions - Educators

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Numbertots

Numbertots is aimed at children aged 3-5 (Early Years) but can also be used with younger children to help provide a head start.

The annual Numbertots subscription includes: Numberbug video adventures, activity booklets, lesson plans and the Numbertots kit suitable for up to 8 players.
The Numertots kit is made up of: a 2 m wide floor mat, wallets for matching topic cards, cards on 10 topics for the wallet, corresponding answers for the wallet, heavy light bags and stickers. All packed in a tote bag for storing and transporting your kit.

If you are playing along with the kit there are resources for up to 8 players.

For your own Numbertots subscription see the shop page here.

Each video runs for approximately 15-20 minutes but you can pause as often as you like. We recommend you give yourself 5 minutes to set up your Numbertots kit and hide your topic cards.

Each session is a stand alone active learning adventure teaching a different topic from the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. You can play along to the video, with the additional topic resources, then complete the topic based activity book to reinforce the learning. 

Everything you need is provided as part of the subscription.

Numberleague

The Numberleague is aimed at children aged 7-11, KS2: years 3-6, to compete from in their classroom.

In the Numberleague you get to join live sessions from your classroom. We send all of the equipment and resources directly to your school. This includes: a webcam, USB extension cable, red, blue and green bibs, Answermats (wallets that remove the need for marking), topic cards and answers for all children, bean bags and trays. We offer the Numberleague in batches of 6 sessions, each session can then be scheduled at a convenient date and time.

See subscription page here.
Sessions are run during school hours and you can select from a variety of options. Once you have signed up you will be able to book the times most convenient for you.

Each session runs for roughly 45 minutes, we recommend you leave 10 minutes before the session for set up.

Each session starts with a warm up, where students practice key concepts such as times tables. This is followed by two activities using topic based question cards, and ending with mindfulness. All of our warm ups and activities are led by the Numberfit facilitator over your screen and are physically active and fun.

You can participate in the Numberleague using a SMARTboard or projector found in most classrooms, all other equipment is provided as part of your package.

A taster of the Numberleague where your class can compete against others in a prerecorded video as if it was live. The competition involves getting active and cometeing to solve the most maths questions against the teams on screen. At the end of the competition you will also be able to see how your class has placed against all schools taking part in our international leaderboard.

Numberprep

Numberprep provides high quality tuition specialising in maths and science. Our sessions take place online for students from 5 years old to 18 years old covering Key Stage 1 (KS1) to A Level. Click here to learn more.

Numberprep is for students of all ages and covers Primary, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, GCSE, and A Level, maths and science, as well as Additional Maths / Further Maths. Tuition is available both for families and schools. Schools can also access extra government funding to help students who need it the most.

Session prices vary depending on the type of tuition required. Enquire here for more information.
We’re also giving away limited hours of free tuitions to students who need it the most. This initiative is focussed around helping children catch up from missed school due to the pandemic.
Sessions are available at different times throughout the week. Enquire here to find the perfect slot for you
Our sessions are booked in blocks of 1 hour with sessions typically being 1 or 2 hours long. We usually book students for half a term at a time, but we are flexible based on your requirement.
Our free sessions can be 30 minutes long, and are subject to Numberfit’s discretion.

All sessions are 1:1 online. Sessions can be arranged for small groups on a case to case basis. Contact us at tuition@numberfit.com to learn more.

Our tutors are mathematicians, scientists, engineers, teachers and graduates, who are passionate about their subjects and experienced in tutoring. Click here to meet our tutors.

Numbertracks

The Numbertracks subscription combines our educational resources into one package deal including Lesson Laps and Times Table Circuits. Providing a holistic approach to education combining maths, movement and mindfulness in line with the National Curriculum for England for KS1 and KS2 pupils.

For your own Numbertracks subscription see the shop page here.

Times Table Circuits

Times Table Circuits are aimed at children aged 5-14
KS1: years 1-2
KS2: years 3-6
KS3: Years 7-9
to complete in their classroom or be set as home learning.
There are three session levels available, as the level increases so does the pace, question difficulty and exercise difficulty.
Beginner: A slow pace of questions asked in order with simple exercises. All answers are given.
Intermediate: A medium pace of questions asked in a mixed order with some more challenging exercises. Answers are not provided.
Advanced: A fast pace with answers expected immediately, a mixed question order including division and the most challenging exercises. Answers are not provided.
First use the assessments with your class, pupils should all start with the beginner assessment before watching any videos, once they can achieve 26/26 in under 3 minutes 30 seconds then they are ready to progress to the next level.
For your own Times Table Circuits subscription, see the shop page here.
Alternatively, purchase the Numbertracks package, which includes Times Table Circuits and Lesson Laps for a reduced price. See the shop page here.
Access to Times Table Circuit videos and assessment worksheets for teachers and pupils’ parents.
You can use as often as you like but we advise trying to practice a video everyday for a week before attempting the assessment again.
Times Table Circuits can be completed by as many children at a time as you have space for. They simply need to be able to see the screen and have space to move on the spot, such as when standing behind their desk.
Each Times Table Circuit video is approximately 10 minutes long. You may want to spend an additional 5 minutes completing the assessments before watching the video.
Everything you need is provided in the subscription, you just need a screen to display the videos.
Yes videos are designed for use in the classroom, you just need a smartboard or screen to display the video. Children are expected to be standing and move on the spot, this can be behind their desks with chairs tucked in.

Lesson Laps

Lesson Laps are aimed at children aged 5-11
KS1: years 1-2
KS2: years 3-6
to complete in their classroom or be set as home learning.
For your own Lesson Laps subscription, see the shop page here.
Alternatively, purchase the Numbertracks package, which includes Times Table Circuits and Lesson Laps for a reduced price. See the shop page here.
Access to Lesson laps videos and question worksheets for teachers and pupils’ parents.
You can either print the worksheets for your class or have them copy the questions into their workbooks that are shown on screen during the video. Simply pause the video to give them time to copy and complete the questions.
Lesson Laps can be completed by as many children at a time as you have space for. They simply need to be able to see the screen and have space to move on the spot, such as when standing behind their desk.
Each Lesson Laps video is approximately 15-20 minutes long.
Everything you need is provided in the subscription, you just need a screen to display the videos.
Yes videos are designed for use in the classroom, you just need a smartboard or screen to display the video. Children are expected to be standing and move on the spot, this can be behind their desks with chairs tucked in.

COVID-19

Yes, Numberfit’s Covid-19 policy can be found here.

Yes. Numberfit closely follows government guidelines and provides practical solutions designed for classrooms with limited space and social distancing.

Please submit any questions you have about Numberfit and its COVID-19 policy through our contact page here.