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For every pupil to have a deep understanding of numeracy preparing them for the challenges of the twenty-first century.


Liverpool Counts Quality Mark for Numeracy
Lord Derby Academy are proud to be taking part in the Liverpool Counts Quality Mark for Numeracy programme.
The aims of the quality mark are:

  • To raise the profile of Numeracy
  • To change the culture of thinking around Numeracy
  • To make real-life connections with Numeracy
  • To understand how numeracy can affect life choices
  • To connect with other subjects
  • To share and celebrate the enjoyment of Numeracy

During Key Stage 3, pupils follow a bespoke curriculum which is designed to ensure fluency in all aspects of Numeracy while also developing problem solving skills. The curriculum is designed to allow pupils to investigate how Numeracy is linked to real-life concepts.

During Key Stage 4, pupils are encouraged to build on the problem solving skills they have developed in Key Stage 3. The programme of study for Extra Maths at Key Stage 4 has been developed to allow pupils to build links between the different areas of the Mathematics curriculum.

Curriculum Pathway

Numeracy Curriculum Pathway

Maths Courses/Revision Resources (Parents / Carers):

Courses available for Maths
Learn Direct, Free Maths courses –
Free Online Maths Courses offered by Alison –
Government courses –
The Skills Toolkit –

Revision resources for GCSE and A level
Corbett Maths –
Revision Maths (GCSE/A-level resources, Study advice) –
Maths Bot (Revision resources) –

Finance Planning
Lloyds Financial Planning, Information for Parents/Children –

National Numeracy Challenge
The National Numeracy Challenge is a free, online learning tool designed to help you improve your everyday Maths skills in manageable steps whilst building your confidence along the way.

Join the 280,000 other adults who have registered to find out their numeracy level. Click on the link to try it yourself today –


Miss E Pope: Assistant Headteacher, Teacher of Mathematics
Mrs N Speer: Head of Department
Mr J Starkey: Deputy Leader in Mathematics
Miss K Arends: Teacher of Mathematics, Leader of Numeracy
Miss J Ashby: Teacher of Mathematics, Year 10 Responsibility
Mr C Panther: Teacher of Mathematics, Year 8 Responsibility
Mr N Hart: Teacher of Mathematics
Mrs M Zhang: Teacher of Mathematics
Mr J Brophy: Teacher of Mathematics
Miss O Fowler: Teacher of Mathematics
Miss A Kenworthy: Teacher of Mathematics

Water Safety this Summer:

Keep safe this summer, please click here to view a poster from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service.

Exam Results Day 2022:

Please click here for information regarding Results Day.

Pupil Return to School and Standards and Expectations:

Please click here to read the Headteacher Letter to Parents/Carers.

Change of School Communications System:

Please click here to read information regarding the change in the school communications system.

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