Each .of the 15 sections begins with arithmetic practise to build confidence as a preparation for achieving a high score on the arithmetic paper. To support strengthening of reasoning skills, each section has a number problem followed by two further reasoning challenges covering all strands. For the first of these two problems, pupils are supported and encouraged with a 'helpful hint'. The section is completed with two extra arithmetic challenges.

Book 2 supports those pupils likely to reach the expected standard and aim to be amongst the higher attainers

Here, each of the 15 sections provides practise in challenging arithmetic that is presented via engaging activities. For each section, a number focused problem is followed by three increasingly thought provoking context based reasoning problems across all strands