Let's get functional
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I am an experienced functional skills and GCSE maths teacher. I teach mainly adults. I also teach apprentices so I have a wide variety of resources from whole class teaching to my workbooks which were originally developed for work with apprentice who come to my classes on a roll on roll off basis - lessons with apprentices are very exam focused trying to prepare them for exams as quickly as possibly. I enjoy a problem solving approach and like to develop resource suitable for adults.

Last updated

5 October 2021

Here is part one of my updated level 1 revision guide for the reformed functional skills 2019 specification. This is completely mapped to practice skills needed at level 1 could also be useful for those working towards L2. No answers provided yet but I will be adding these in.

For level 2 combined calculator and non calculator booklet with answers please see here:

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/functional-skills-maths-l2-revision-guide-reformed-functional-skills-2019-12238849

This is in a PDF with plenty to keep students busy

Please see my other resources for more resources written from the new spec.

Topics covered are as follows:

Read, write, order and compare large numbers up to one million
Approximate whole numbers by rounding, including to the nearest 10,100,1000
Approximate decimals by rounding to a whole number or one or two decimal places
Add and subtract using three digit whole numbers
Add and subtract negative numbers
Multiply and divide whole numbers and decimals by 10,100,1000
Multiply 2-digit whole numbers by single and 2 digit whole numbers
Calculate square numbers
Divide 3-digit whole numbers by single and double digit whole numbers
Use Bodmas to solve problems
Add subtract multiply and divide decimals up to 2 decimal places
Simplify fractions to find equivalent forms
Find parts of whole number quantities or measurements, e.g. 2/3 or 3/4
Convert mixed fractions
Recognise and calculate equivalences between common fractions, percentages and decimals
Add and subtract fractions
Calculate percentages of amounts and simple percentage increase and decrease
Calculate direct proportion
Calculate mean and range
Express the likelihood of an event using fractions, and on a scale of 0 to 1
Calculate area and perimeter and volume
Recognise and make use of simple scales on maps and drawings
Calculate angles
Convert between units of length, weight, capacity, in the same system
Perform calculations with time
Nets
Plans and elavation

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#### clota82

a year ago
5

Hi, can I have level 1 functional skills mathematics sample paper 3 and sample paper 8 including showing work please thank you.

#### waysally

2 years ago
5

Great resource...thank you. Do you have similar but for calculator?

#### melbigfoot

2 years ago
4

Hi, Thank you for this. I have purchased this booklet today, but the answers are not included. Can you please send these through? Many Thanks

3 years ago
5

Lovely resource! I can see you mentioned the answers and adding in level 2 in September? When will this be added in please.<br />

#### rachel_coxlyden

3 years ago
5

Great for apprentices - already used in my lesson

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