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I work in a specialist mental health setting. I create a range of resources for the 'core subjects' (English, Maths and ICT), often aimed at making subjects more accessible for people with learning difficulties or those who have been out of Education a long time.

I work in a specialist mental health setting. I create a range of resources for the 'core subjects' (English, Maths and ICT), often aimed at making subjects more accessible for people with learning difficulties or those who have been out of Education a long time.
Numeracy Functional Skills E2 AQA Award Workbook
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Numeracy Functional Skills E2 AQA Award Workbook

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An Entry Level 2 Functional Skills workbook that I designed to go with an AQA award on Number. The workbook allows students to practice applying Functional Skills for the Number section of the Adult Numeracy Skill Standards and provides a good practice for an Entry Level 2 Functional Skills exam.
Black History Month - Computing Display
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Black History Month - Computing Display

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A display showing twenty prominent people of colour who have an involvement in the history of computing. A great resource for Black History Month. It’s particularly important to me that this resource has a high number of women, encouraging the visibility of both women and people of colour.
Subtraction Workbook
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Subtraction Workbook

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A workbook originally designed for adult learners to help cement their understanding of basic subtraction. The workbook uses the idea of eating a number of cakes and calculating how many are left, building up towards association of this with subtraction language and symbols.
Numeracy Functional Skills E1 AQA Award Workbook
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Numeracy Functional Skills E1 AQA Award Workbook

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An Entry Level 1 Functional Skills workbook that I designed to go with an AQA award on Number. The workbook allows students to practice applying Functional Skills for the Number section of the Adult Numeracy Skill Standards and provides a good practice for an Entry Level 1 Functional Skills exam.
Numeracy Functional Skills E3 AQA Award Workbook
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Numeracy Functional Skills E3 AQA Award Workbook

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An Entry Level 3 Functional Skills workbook that I designed to go with an AQA award on Number. The workbook allows students to practice applying Functional Skills for the Number section of the Adult Numeracy Skill Standards and provides a good practice for an Entry Level 3 Functional Skills exam.
Spreadsheets Number Sequence Stories
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Spreadsheets Number Sequence Stories

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A Spreadsheet designed to use ICT to explore number sequences and exponential growth. The Spreadsheet uses the idea of the Fibonacci sequence and the ‘One Grain of Rice’ story, to explore students’ understanding of number sequences and exponential growth, whilst practising their Excel skills.
Number Stories in Excel
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Number Stories in Excel

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A resource that uses Excel Spreadsheets with embedded PowerPoints to allow students to explore ‘number stories’ based on two simple number sequences. One looks at the Fibonnaci sequence and uses Excel to calculate the sequence and create a pie chart that reflects a Fibonnaci spiral. The other looks at the ‘One Grain of Rice’ story and uses Excel to calculate the number of rice grains, bowls, etc.
ITQ Spreadsheets Football World Cup Lesson
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ITQ Spreadsheets Football World Cup Lesson

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A Spreadsheets resource originally designed around the 2014 World Cup that could be applied to any World Cup or Football project. Includes a World Cup Goals spreadsheet, information on goals for students to enter, Powerpoint images and the link to the Youtube video of the World Cup song, as well as instructions for students. A good resource to engage students who like football.
Easy Read book for older readers
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Easy Read book for older readers

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‘A Day at Appleby’ is an easy read book for older readers that I originally wrote for an adult learner with an interest in the Appleby Horse Fair. The book uses mainly simple words (with some sight words) and pictures to tell a story set at the Appleby Horse Fair.
Multiplication Workbook
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Multiplication Workbook

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A workbook originally designed for adult learners to help cement their understanding of multiplication. The workbook begins by combining visual representations of multiplication with multiplication language and symbols. This then builds towards basic multiplication calculations using symbols.
Friends Speechmarks Literacy Workbook
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Friends Speechmarks Literacy Workbook

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A workbook using part of a ‘Friends’ episode to help cement students’ understanding of the use of speechmarks. The workbook uses a subtitled video clip from a ‘Friends’ episode to help students use speechmarks accurately in their writing.