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Foundation GCSE/Functional Skills Starters

Foundation GCSE/Functional Skills Starters

5 slides of mixed questions on the main Edexcel Functional Skills topics, but could be used as a GCSE starter activity also. Topics covered are percentages, fractions, measures, area/perimeter, ratio and averages.
albertluck
Angles on a Straight Line KS3

Angles on a Straight Line KS3

Calculating angles on a straight line. Given to lower ability groups in KS3. Find someone who sheet included. Learners answer 1 question on their sheet and then each question has to be answered by a different person in the class. Lesson plan also included.
jasper_1895palae
Enlargements with a negative scale factor

Enlargements with a negative scale factor

Basically, I was searching for a worksheet on negative enlargements ideally on a graph for my year 9 set 1 group and couldnt find any so I made one! I hope it is useful. Level: HARD
akua95
City & Guilds Unit 402 - Managing Personal Finance - Workbook

City & Guilds Unit 402 - Managing Personal Finance - Workbook

These series of resources has been created for those Teaching and Studying the City & Guilds Employability Skill Award and Certificate (5546) The qualification itself is made up of many Units all of which require assessment that can present evidence and demonstrate that all learning outcomes have been met. These Workbooks include various challenges, activities and tests to prove learners understanding and collate the evidence required to confirm they have met all outcomes and can be used as a Final Assignment. These can be completed by the individual learners as a final assignment or as a group if delivered as a workbook and would normally follow 2 - 3 sessions of underpinning knowledge, group activities, research tasks and relevant delivery. This particular installment in the series focuses on the importance of Interpersonal Relationships and covers the following criteria. UNIT 402 - Interpersonal Relationships Understand sources of income and outgoings Know how to reduce expenditure Understand how to plan a personal budget Be able to recognise the products provided by financial institutions Understand the advantages and disadvantages of borrowing money. Understand how to obtain help with managing own money. Other Units in this series are available on TES and within the Grainge_Ed Resource Shop
grainge_uk
GCSE Maths/Functional Skills-Percentage of Amounts-Escape the Room

GCSE Maths/Functional Skills-Percentage of Amounts-Escape the Room

Unlock the code to escape the room by answering percentage of amount increase/decrease questions. I use this with a set of combination locks I bought cheap in a poundshop. I set the locks to open on a set combination which can only be got buy answering the questions. The quickest team to get the combination win. This activity generates great fun in class and is worth the investment in a set of cheap combi locks.
derrybeg73
Congruent Shapes KS2/KS3

Congruent Shapes KS2/KS3

Lesson for identifying congruent shapes and learning the meaning of congruence. Aimed at lower ability groups or KS2. Conditions for Congruence sheets used as memory tasks in groups of 4. 1 of the team comes up for each different sheet and has 30 seconds to remember the information and take it back to their team.
jasper_1895palae
Russia World Cup 2018 Data Project (Maths / Statistics) Great for end of term!

Russia World Cup 2018 Data Project (Maths / Statistics) Great for end of term!

I have gathered together some information from mainly from FIFA.com including - Age, caps, goals scored by the england squad, stadium cost, capacity and how many games to be played in each, distance travelled by each team throughout the group stages and time spend travelling. I asked pupils to then create a data project on this. I have included instructions and a hint sheet for students that struggle to come up with any ideas. Very student led , developing independence but supportive when needed. Great for end of term , World cup activities or Transition!
stefmathssparkle
Perimeter And Area In The School Yard

Perimeter And Area In The School Yard

During this lesson students investigate, estimate, identify and classify shapes in the outdoors. They explore how formulas can be used to calculate area and perimeter and make use of them to calculate these measurements for shapes they have observed. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend
Units of Length KS2/KS3

Units of Length KS2/KS3

Whole lesson based around converting units of length. Mainly focusing on metric units. Quiz Quiz Trade activity and whole class Higher or Lower (Play Your Cards Right) style activity included.
jasper_1895palae
Solving Multiple (3-Step) Equations KS3

Solving Multiple (3-Step) Equations KS3

Powerpoint lesson and excel activity attached. Kagan activities as well individual, paired and group work activities included. To work the excel activity, click enable then show. To stop the excel activity hit Esc and End.
jasper_1895palae
Outside With Perimeter Area And Volume

Outside With Perimeter Area And Volume

During this lesson students investigate, measure and use formulas outdoors in preparation for furthering their understanding in the topic of geometry. They apply their understanding of perimeter, area and volume to real world situations by looking for and recording a range of shapes around their school. Students will develop communication skills as they justify answers and reflect on the topic. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend
Minibeast Maths

Minibeast Maths

During this lesson students will design and carry out a survey, collecting data on the mini-beast populations of the schoolyard. Students are asked to collect and analyse data from a primary source and draw conclusions in the context of the situation. They will practise creating stem-and-leaf plots using authentic data that they have collected from their local environment. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend
Census Or Sample?

Census Or Sample?

During this lesson students collect data about the biodiversity of their schoolyard. Using this data they calculate the biodiversity index of the area of the schoolyard they personally analysed and compare this with other areas around the school to calculate a total average for the schoolyard. They reflect on their results to suggest options for increasing the biodiversity of their school. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend
Angles In Trees

Angles In Trees

During this lesson students investigate, estimate, identify and classify angles in the outdoors in preparation for furthering their understanding of geometry. They apply their understanding of angles to the real world by identifying a range of angles in their local environment. Students will develop communication skills as they write instructions and provide feedback. This lesson is designed to be taught outside. By spending time outdoors and connecting to nature, students are more likely to care for and conserve nature as adults.
TheTeachersFriend
Map The Storm Water Issues

Map The Storm Water Issues

Students use a map to show locations where their school is connected to the storm water at ground level. They collect data about what polluting substances might be carried along with rain into the storm water system.
TheTeachersFriend
Operations with Complex Numbers Game: Escape Room Math Activity

Operations with Complex Numbers Game: Escape Room Math Activity

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their skills with adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing complex numbers. Contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions and FAQ ♦ 3 Levels to decode: Maze, Tarsia Puzzle, and a Message Decoder ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
Symmetrical Letters For Display Boards

Symmetrical Letters For Display Boards

Letters that can be cut out and used as bunting or for titles on display boards. Each letter shows both its rotational symmetry and its line symmetry. The letters are colour-coded so that those of the same symmetry have the same colour and background :-) Perfect for The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Maths4Everyone
data collection presentation post assessment statistics geography maths independent

data collection presentation post assessment statistics geography maths independent

A worksheet to use with pupils post assessment. Students firstly create a percentage from their test score. They then collect data from their peers and fill in the table. Once completed, they order the data and calculate the mean & median. They then plot the data as a stack graph or double bar graph (boys & girls). To finish, they complete the target setting sheet. Data can be analysed once all elements have been done. Can be used with all year groups, but works well for KS3.
andymcstump
Colouring Maths Bundle

Colouring Maths Bundle

Colouring Maths Bundle All answers are included. A World Cup Football, a Wimbledon strawberry and a summer flower. If bought independently, these 3 resources would cost £7.50, but I am offering them in this bundle for £6, a saving of 20%. To view items individually, please go to Maths Shop
Elsie99
Operations with Rational Expressions Game: Escape Room Math Activity

Operations with Rational Expressions Game: Escape Room Math Activity

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their skills with adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing rational expressions. Contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions and FAQ ♦ 3 Levels to decode: Maze, Tarsia Puzzle, and a Message Decoder ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions Game: Escape Room Math Activity

Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions Game: Escape Room Math Activity

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their skills with multiplying and dividing rational expressions. Contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions and FAQ ♦ 3 Levels to decode: Maze, Tarsia Puzzle, and a Message Decoder ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot