Three graduated online basic skills tests (but new questions can be generated for each test) based on original PDF basic skills tests from AQA. The tests are just one of many hundreds of excellent resources on the mathsbot.com site which is owned, written and maintained by maths teacher Jonathan Hall.
A fun quiz for St David's Day (or any other day you feel like making Welsh cakes!) made in Edpuzzle. There's slightly more emphasis on maths than English but it's also very useful for improving listening, memory and general observation skills. Inspired by our long-time St David's Day Welsh Cakes ratio resource (Gill Clark, 2008) and, of course, the lovely Welsh Tourist Board video that is used in the quiz).
This blog offers plenty of valuable information such as:
A complete and up-to-date guide about the Maths GCSE exams that students can use to inform themselves and get ahead in preparing for the said exam.
This online percentage calculator shows how a percentage is represented as a fraction of a number. To find a percentage of a number out of a total, simply enter the values in left side of the calculator with the partial number as the numerator (the value on the top) and the total as the value on the bottom (the denominator). The calculator will calculate percentage value numerically, and show you the same value as represented visually.
Skillsheets have some rather nice, completely free, Functional Maths PPTs/PDFs based on driving. (Select 'Functional Skills' and then 'Samples'.)
One is based on data handling and looks to be aimed at L1-2. The other focuses on units and is aimed at E3-L2.
This is a friendly and interactive website designed to help participants confidentially assess and improve their confidence with everyday maths in bite-sized steps – building confidence along the way. It is the central part of the National Numeracy Challenge- a UK-wide drive to tackle the major issue of low adult numeracy in the UK.
The National Numeracy Challenge is the main initiative of National Numeracy- an independent charity that focuses on helping adults and children with low levels of numeracy.