The series has been completely reworked for implementation of the new K–2 NSW Syllabus in 2023, with reworked titles for years 3–6 to be released for 2024 implementation.

  • Year Levels F–6
  • Curriculum NSW
  • Subject Mathematics
  • Resource Formats Print, Digital
  • Last Updated Dec 2022

What it is

Signpost Maths introduces maths to New South Wales students in Kindergarten to Year 6 with an emphasis on spiralled learning and spaced practice. 

Now completely re-worked for the new K–2 NSW Syllabus by Alan McSeveny and his experienced author team, this series provides a year's work in mathematics and engages students with colourful, illustrated pages. It retains the popular printed student components with an innovative digital teacher resource. It includes:

  • student books
  • mentals books
  • digital teacher resources. 

How it helps


Development is easy to measure: Understand the needs of your students with the ‘traffic light’ alert system, progress tests and new progress retests.

Activities are fun and accessible: Enable students to practice interactive games, tools, and practice questions.

Homework is impactful: Reinforce class learning with an intuitive, consistent, and manageable approach to homework.


Harness the potential of online learning: Lead more engaging lessons using the student activity book as your program foundation supported by digital assets.

Plan ahead with confidence: Simplify lesson design and get ideas for classroom activities using print and digital teaching resources.

Use guidance from experts: Rely on content overseen by leading Australian textbook writer Alan McSeveny and developed by a roster of primary mathematics specialists.

What it includes

Discover how Australian Signpost Maths NSW improves teaching outcomes.



Australian Signpost Maths NSW is designed to educate Kindergarten to Year 6 students according to the latest NSW syllabus requirements. This series also includes:

  • a complete yearly teaching programme for K–2
  • a week-by-week program comprehensively covering the Year 3 to 6 mathematics syllabus
  • syllabus notes for each lesson
  • regular progress test and remediation ideas
  • a new downloadable and printable student consolidation resource.


Student Books

Australian Signpost Maths NSW Student Book Insert

The Signpost Maths series enables student learning in a variety of ways. This includes:

  • a dictionary to help students learn the language of mathematics
  • clearly highlighting important rules and concepts
  • worked examples and explanations to support new ideas
  • using colour to emphasise and motivate
  • using cartoons to give instruction and friendly advice
  • interactive activities for whole-class, small-group, and individual learning
  • ID Cards that reinforce knowledge by asking students to identify common terms, shapes, and symbols.



Australian Signpost Maths NSW Mentals inside pages

Australian Signpost Maths NSW Mentals consolidate learning through:

  • spaced practice
  • differentiated mixed-topic questions
  • explanations of essential skills
  • incorporation of real-life situations
  • ID Cards to review the language of mathematics
  • quirky, engaging cartoons and illustrations to motivate students.


Teacher Resources

The new 4th Edition of Australian Signpost Maths NSW K–2 provides educators with easy online access to:

  • the student eBook
  • comprehensive teaching and syllabus notes for each lesson
  • blackline resources
  • progress tests and retests
  • a varied choice of digital maths tools and game options to enhance the classroom experience
  • a new downloadable and printable student Consolidation Resource.

The reworked Teacher Resource for years 3–6 will be released for 2024 implementation.

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