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New Wave Mental Maths

New Wave Mental Maths - Revised Edition is a series of seven Pupil Books from Senior Infants to 6th Class, written to provide comprehensive coverage of mental maths concepts required by the mathematics curriculum.

Each book contains a 40-week mental maths and problem-solving programme designed to develop, strengthen and consolidate pupils' mathematical skills and concepts.

COMING SEPTEMBER 2019 - New Wave Mental Maths Online

Enabling teachers to display the questions presented in the pupil books to a class via a projector, personal computer or interactive whiteboard. Pupil book answers will also be available to view at the click of a button. 


  • 'PROBLEM-SOLVING' column in each week's unit of work
  • Problem-solving questions drawn from a mixture of strands and strand units, incorporating real-life maths contexts and situations.
  • Modern and contemporary layout using subtle colours, which is not distracting or overwhelming for the pupil.
  • Series extended into Senior Infants, with a NEW book containing daily mental maths for the full school year.

The 1st to 6th Class books feature:

  • a structured daily mental maths programme for the whole school year;
  • coverage of all strand and strand objectives applicable to mental maths;
  • carefully worded problem-solving questions positioned in their own column;
  • pictorial and written representations of problems in both the problem-solving and daily columns;
  • comprehensive coverage and consolidation of mental mathematics concepts;
  • practice in speed of recall;
  • sequential development of mathematical concepts and vocabulary; and
  • opportunities for weekly assessment and monitoring of pupil progress with the 'FRIDAY REVIEW'.

FREE Teacher Manual for schools adopting the New Wave Mental Maths programme - REQUEST HERE

Books in this series: