Research and analysis

Learning to count: Alexandra Nursery School

This publication was withdrawn on 13 December 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how Alexandra Nursery School made its structured teaching programme in mathematics.



The Alexandra Nursery School’s structured teaching programme in mathematics is closely linked to developing children’s understanding of words and phrases. There is a strong emphasis on counting and developing the concept of number through song, alongside adult-led sessions and a wide range of linked experiences indoors and out.