# Sport

## The next England manager

Submitted by Richard Buckley on Sun, 2012-03-11 20:03

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

Learners must choose the next manager of the England football team. Using the task sheet to guide them, they must research, collate and present information for five candidates and then make the final choice.

There is scope for plenty of lively discussion around the choices made and also about what the manager’s job entails.

A Power Point presentation is included as an example, but can also be printed out to use in some of the additional activities described.

## Olympics road cycle race Entry Functional Maths

Submitted by Deborah Proudfoot on Sun, 2012-01-01 17:59

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

This resource uses the 2012 Olympics cycling road race as a theme and focuses on dates and time. Learners use a calendar to find a day and date, extract information from a table, add times to blank clock faces and carry out simple calculations. There is also a road map of the race with questions to answer.
Fully mapped to E2-E3 Functional Maths

## Capello Euro 2012 apostrophes

Submitted by Kate Lindley on Sun, 2011-08-28 06:51

#### Level: L1, L2

Another expertly adapted text with ten missing apostrophes. Includes apostrophes of omission and possession (some example are challenging).
Inspired by Rachel Emmett’s ‘Capello Gerrard World Cup apostrophes’ resources (see below).

## Organising tournament refreshments

Submitted by Crimson Tazvinzwa on Sat, 2011-08-27 19:40

#### Level: E3, L1

An E3-L1 Functional Maths, English and ICT task first used with learners at Leyton Orient Community Sports Programme. Plan and cost a restaurant meal for 20 officials (originally held at Frank and Benny’s, Chingford, but you will need to provide menus from a favourite local restaurant or chain) and then present your results in a spreadsheet..

## Swimming pool calculations

Submitted by John Mole on Sun, 2011-07-03 15:01

#### Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Worksheet or assignment

Hands-on measuring followed by challenging questions about the cost and time involved in re-filling a swimming pool. Fully mapped for adult numeracy and Functional Maths.

Submitted by David Pike on Sun, 2011-07-03 13:35

#### Level: L2

A set of reading comprehension questions – designed to improve scanning skills. Accompanied by a short proof reading exercise. With answers and curriculum mapping.

## Wimbledon numeracy challenge

Submitted by Neil Carver on Tue, 2011-06-21 18:51

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Lovely topical set of maths questions based on mostly interesting Wimbledon statistics (men and women’s singles winners, ticket prices and strawberry sales). There’s also a set of questions based on the dimensions of a tennis court. The questions cover number, measures and data handling from E2 to L2; the majority of questions would be suit E3-L1. Many questions involve problem solving, ask the students to give reasons or thoughts, etc. thus making it very suitable for underpinning Functional Maths.

## Functional English SoW and resources for BTEC Sport

Submitted by Zoe MacGechan on Fri, 2011-06-03 15:31

#### Resource type: Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Reading comprehension, Scheme of work, Worksheet or assignment

A substantial set of resources for BTEC Sport students. Based on a Functional English lesson given on Sport Relief day (but suitable for any time of year as it is based on the Back Up charity for spinal cord injuries – not Sport Relief). Includes

• Scheme of work for an entire academic year – covers all aspects of Functional English (reading, writing, SL&C). 18 pages.
• Lesson plan, rationale and teaching notes for the Sports Relief session. Based on producing promotional material for a charity.

## Olympic Games E2 English

Submitted by Geoff Saunders on Fri, 2011-05-13 10:27

#### Level: E2

A topical reading exercise aimed at Entry 2 but would suit mixed ability groups from E1-E3. Based on a simplified text about the history of the Olympic Games.
Includes general comprehension and true/false questions; a ‘missing vowels’ exercise and alphabetical ordering. Fully mapped to the E2 Functional English criteria and the adult literacy curriculum.

## Olympic games 2012 E1-2 Functional Skills

Submitted by Deborah Proudfoot on Mon, 2011-04-18 10:55

#### Level: E1, E2

This uses the Olympic games 2012 as a focus.The main emphasis is maths / numeracy but ICT and English reading skills are also covered.

Learners will read dates by looking at a calendar and marking on when the Olympics start and finish (including the Paralympics), read times that the football events start and finish and put these on a clockface, and read prices of tickets of a match that they choose. There are also questions on shapes, number, money and doubling.

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