Mathematics (Functional Skills)

Mathematics (Functional Skills)

Name of Course
Functional Skills- Mathematics

Edexcel Functional Skills ( Entry Level, Level 1/2 )

Outline of Course
Students will be preparing for examination at Entry Level and Level 1, depending on their ability. There will be opportunities during the year for students to achieve a qualification. It is a paper- based exam, covering all topic areas within Mathematics, in real –life contexts. Students will just gain a pass for this qualification, there are no grades.

How it’s taught
Individual, paired work and group work activities

Maths games, discussions, work on the mymaths website, looking at lots of practical applications of Mathematics to prepare for adulthood.

Topic Areas

  • Numbers and the Number System
  • Algebra
  • Calculating
  • Using and Applying Mathematics
  • Shape, Space and Measure
  • Handling Data

Tasks set on the mymaths website. Students will have their own personal log in. Paper – based tasks.