Sheerness West Federation


Soroban: Japanese abacus

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 This term children will learn: the history of its development; how an abacus is made; the names for the parts and actions; the appropriate actions for using a soroban; how to perform calculations using a soroban.
 For those of you who are interested in more information this website has English explanations, along with the benefits arising from the use of Soroban. 

School Contact Details

Head of School Miss H Brewer

Contact Person Miss D Jamieson

Telephone 01795 662178

School Address
West Minster Primary School
St. Georges Avenue
Kent, ME12 1ET

School Opening Times

Juniors:  8.45am – 3.15pm

Infants:  8.45am – 3.10pm

Nursery  8.30am – 11.30,     12.20pm – 3.20pm