This is a maths lesson designed to engage reluctant learners by mixing maths and and art. Learners are introduced to maths concepts that are used in art . The lesson then moves onto what percentage means and using a 100 and 84 grid square learners design an artwork using preferred number of squares in different colours. When they have finished they can express the number of squares in each colour as a percentage of all the squares. They then can convert the percents into fractions and decimals.
This unit looks at what team work is and why it is important. It explores what factors can affect team work positively or negatively. Learners identify activities at school, world of work or a fun challenging activity and then identify what team work attributes would be required for that activity or challenge. Learners then actually take part in fun challenges and then self and peer assess each others skills they brought to the task or challenge Activities include balloon trolleys and building a paper tower. In doing this learners actually use reflective thinking skills that are important in life and work.
The is an introduction to retail unit that looks at what retail is, different retail channels, features of different retail channels such as local stores and supermarkets, features of different retail shops, types and sizes of retail shops, carrying out and representing survey retail information, retail employment entry points and progression, skills and attributes required for retail jobs, keys stages in the retail chain, size of UK retail sector, retail ethical and environmental issues .
This unit looks at whom learners should report to in-case of an accident, give examples of emergencies and one thing they could do if an emergency happened, identify simple safety signs, wear safety clothing and equipment as advised and follow specific health and safety instructions in relation to a given task.
This unit requires that learners identify the essential food groups required for a balanced diet. One is required to identify the amount of each food group to be consumed by an average person. Learners should be able to identify how a balanced diet and regular exercise contributes to a healthy lifestyle. At the end learners are expected to identify different examples of exercise and weekly recommended amount of exercise.
The unit looks at examples of income and expenditure, identifies problems and solutions to living on a limited budget. It looks at different examples of financial transactions, where and how they take place. There is an opportunity to identify the key items of a receipt and payslip. Learners also get to look at different ways of saving money and keep a record of income and expenditure over a period of a week.
Outline why bathing and showering is part of a regular routine, give examples of situations when one may need to bath more than once in a day, give examples of advantages of using toilet products, list products chosen for their personal use, produce a price list for products used regularly, use a chart to demonstrate that they have a regular routine for changing underwear, nightwear and outer garments and state why clothes should be changed and washed regularly.
This is a full course unit on Developing Own interpersonal Skills. Definition of Interpersonal Skills, importance of interpersonal skills in specific occupations, personal skills audit ( strengths and weakness. How to manage time and stress. The difference between aggressive, assertive and passive behaviour. How to recognise confidence in self and others. How to identify and interpret different body language.
This is a complete unit about planning a fitness programme. It involves describing the components of physical fitness, assessing own fitness levels, planning own fitness programme and setting fitness targets. It covers barriers to fitness goals and how this can be overcome. At the end it looks at assessing results of own's fitness programme.
The unit is a series of short lesson exercises that look at investigating career options. Identifying personal and skills wanted by employers or trainers. Learners get to complete and proof read two application forms. There is a template to produce a simple C.V. It looks at positive use of language in a n interview situation and responding to common interview questions. At the end learners produce a an action plan for the future listing short term actions.
This is a lesson plan that looks at what bias is. Learners get to use their dictionary and thesaurus skills to find the meaning of as many words are associated with bias. Learners look at examples of biased statements written by two opposing supporters about the same match.Learners are are asked to identify evidence of bias in the two texts and justify why they think they exemplify bias. Finally learners get to complete an assessment task to see how much they have understood what bias is and to write a balanced a report of a football match account.
This a lesson on the language of form filling. It looks at situations and scenarios which may require form filling, variety of types of forms, identifying form filling instructions, etiquette of form filling and designing a form.
This is functional skills lesson presentation that involves speaking and listening , reading and writing activity centred around a topical employability issue of zero hours contract. Learners gather information and discuss whether they would sign or not sign a zero hours contract. Learners are challenged to come come up with a contract that would make them a popular political candidate in an election. Learners get to draw a poster to use in campaign speech that they deliver in front of the class and everyone votes using made up ballot papers to decide which is the most attractive contract. Learners review their choices in a classroom exercise of British value of democracy.
This is a complete course unit on alcohol awareness for the individual. it looks at alcohol units, reasons why people abuse alcohol, how this affects the physical mental and sexual health of people. The unit covers physical, psychological effects of abusing alcohol. It also looks at the effects of withdrawing from alcohol and the sources of help and information for people who are addicted.
This a speaking and listening session about the topic of homophobia in football. There is a lot of controversial questions and in appropriate language used as would be in a football match. There is a number of discussion points which culminate with students being asked to write a speech to appeal to their team supporters to stop homophobia in football.
This is a research project in which learners are guided through a research of a local sport or active leisure activity. Pupils are required to work in pairs and demonstrate how they have planned the research, managed time, how each has made contributions and worked as a team. The learners are expected to present their findings to the rest of the group or to the tutor which ever is convenient.
This is an introduction to fractions of whole numbers. It starts by looking at parts of a fraction, making one (Whole) Uses an interactive online game that learners can complete as a class challenge. There is also tasks like completing a maze while also working out the fractions of whole numbers to go through. This is appealing and may go down well with young people. Learners have to complete differentiated fractions of whole numbers word problems. To sum the lesson learners look at some questions that help them to deepen their understanding of number.