These activities are in the form of 3 spreadsheet pages. The first one is an Income Statement, the second an appropriation account and the third are blank ledger accounts.
Cut up the Income Statement into sections for the learners to complete. Depending on their level, these can be cut into individual lines or chunked together. Cut up the appropriation statement too. These can be given to individuals or groups to put together in order. Once completed, they can then complete the capital accounts for the partners.
A fun activity which should take between 10 and 30 minutes depending on the level of learners. Ideal for AAT Level 3.
10 question quiz with answer sheet. Basic VAT calculations up to working out VAT due on VAT Return.
Ideal starter or revision quiz.
Designed for AAT Level 3 learners, but suitable for anyone studying VAT.
Recap questions designed for AAT Level 3 but suitable for anyone studying this subject. 10 questions, with answers on topics such as stock valuation (FIFO and LIFO), labour bonus calculations, economic order quantities, semi-variable costs etc.
This is a list of 28 questions with various stages of difficulty, allowing learners to stop if they feel it is too difficult. It allows stronger learners to continue to work through the more difficult questions. It is aimed at adults, with real life maths situations being used.
It can be given to learners as a homework activity to test their knowledge and stretch them. Or it could be used within the classroom and worked through together in small groups.
Ideal for Functional Skills maths from E3 to Level 2. (The answers are included too!)
This is 6 pages of questions which are designed to be led by an AAT Level 3 tutor, hence the answers are not included.
It is an ideal resource to use as a revision tool to assess the learners' knowledge and use this as a guide to topics in need of further study.
It is suitable for all ages of learners who are studying AAT Level 3 or similar accountancy modules.
Maths using McDonalds menu to calculate calories, fat, carbohydrates and salt intake. This activity was used as a joint maths and health science lesson for adults. It could be used for any group of people from 12 years upwards. It could also be extended for learners to look into other foods that they may eat.
This is a mix of 20 questions for Functional Skills Maths learners of all ages. The questions are real-life questions that enable team discussion to find the correct answer. This is a great starter activity or a good ice-breaker for a new class. Answers are included, but two would need to be adjusted if and when facts change. It is good to put a time limit on this one, but also to allow learners to search some of the answers on the computer or their phones.
These are three powerpoints which were created for a group of English students aged 16 who struggled to enjoy English. They would equally be suitable for groups between 12 and 16 or adults with learning difficulties. They are designed to inspire fun lessons with lots of interaction before they start to write.
Adjectives - The Saucepan is 6 slides
Creative Writing - The Food Generator is 5 slides
Ghost Story is 9 slides.
This is a set of 3 lesson plans designed for lessons of approximately 2.5 hours, but could be longer depending on the abilities and knowledge of the learners. Each has a clear description of the lesson and this resource comes with 9 printable worksheets for the learners to complete. Particularly useful for Job Clubs, Ex-Offenders, Return to Work Courses and more.
It is suitable for all abilities, although some learners may need support in completing the written elements.
The business plans could be split into smaller sessions for learners with limited concentration levels.
It has been prepared to actively encourage learners to consider business start-up as a real alternative to employment.
Three powerpoints designed for 16 year old who did not like maths and were a particularly difficult group to engage. These powerpoints are designed for maximum participation from the group. They are suitable for ages 12 upwards, or 16 plus who just don't like maths.
Mobile phone maths has 15 slides
Multiplication number squares has 7 slides
Percentages - Pizzas has 11 slides
The presentation was made to help teachers to explain the reasoning behind teaching functional skills to adult learners and to help them to inspire adults into wanting to learn more English and maths skills for day-to-day life. It has 8 colourful slides.
This is a workbook of 6 pages to be used in conjunction with other activities over a whole day of a training course or similar. It is aimed at those considering starting a business or young people thinking of this as just an option.
The resource is a 6 page workbook and accompanying tutor version workbook with some extra points of note and examples of how to encourage the learners.
I have aimed this particular style of workbook to young apprentices and adults alike and it seems to work well with both, albeit with differing results and feedback.
This resource comprises of two Excel worksheets, one of income received from a plumbing business, the other a sheet of various expenses, broken down with VAT and analysis columns. Ideal to use as a resource to practice VAT Return completion. It will save you the time in preparing this first. Can be adapted with errors so that learners can firstly check the sheet for errors before completion of the VAT Return.
This resource is designed as a group activity, but could also be used for individual learning. It enables learners to draw on each other's knowledge to complete the tasks. It works particularly well when split up into individual tasks and passed around the group one by one. Then at the end each person can balance one ledger account and the whole list can be pulled together as a group, whiteboard activity for the trial balance. It encompasses group activity, reading and understanding, maths and brings the group together at the end.
Descriptions of each transaction are included as well as the titles for the ledger accounts and blank ledgers.
To stretch the learners, some 'red herring' ledger accounts could be added and possibly some adjustments to the TB to turn it into an ETB.