HD1/E2.1

Extract information from lists, tables, simple diagrams and bar charts.
(a) Understand that tables are arranged in rows and columns
(b) Understand that a title, labels, etc. provide information

Functional Skills activity - phone contracts

An activity that gets students to analyse information from a table on different phone contracts. Covers extracting data, basic number and money.

Level
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
Maths
HD1/E3.2
AN MSS1/E3.1 Add & subtract money using decimal notation
HD1/E3.1
MSS1/E2.2
HD1/E2.1
Functional Maths
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service
Electrical, Electronics & Technology

Timings in a salon

A set of exercises to practise timings in a salon. Ideal for, and fully mapped to, embedding Entry Level Functional Maths.

Level
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
Maths
AN MSS1/E3.3
HD1/E3.1
MSS1/E2.4
HD1/E2.1
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Functional Maths - handling information and data
Context
Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Favourite TV programmes

A very practical and useful E2-E3 Functional Maths resource for extracting information from lists and tables, recording information in a table, and completing simple calculations with time (programme length).

Level
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
Maths
AN MSS1/E3.3
HD1/E2.1
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Functional Maths - handling information and data
Context
Art Film Media Music Radio TV

Sending an eBay parcel

Extracting information from tables (you will need an up-to-date postal prices leaflet – free from any post office or download link provided) followed by hands-on practice weighing parcels. Ideal for, and fully mapped to, Functional Maths.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Maths
MSS1/E3.6
MSS1/E2.9
MSS1/E2.6
HD1/E3.1
HD1/E2.1
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Functional Maths - handling information and data
Number
Context
Independent living

Mobile phone addition and subtraction

Addition and subtraction problem solving – ideal for, and fully mapped to, Entry 2 Functional Maths. Includes ideas for covering process skills.

Level
Entry Level 2
Maths
HD1/E2.1
N1/E2.7
N1/E2.4
AN N1/E2.3
Functional Maths

Working at the Hair Salon - Functional Maths

A Functional Maths project for Entry 2/3 students. It requires students to read and interpret information from a hair salon appointment book. To use add, subtract and multiply; calculate stock and cost of services. Students must use the given appointment book throughout the whole project as well as show their working out and check their answers. It is a good introduction to the Functional Skills requirements of using all the information given rather than treating each question as a separate entity.
Fully mapped to the Functional Maths criteria.

Level
Entry Level 3
Entry Level 2
Maths
AN MSS1/E3.3
HD1/E3.1
MSS1/E2.2
HD1/E2.1
AN N1/E2.3
Functional Maths
Context
Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Measuring length and handling data

A fabulous 19 page booklet providing comprehensive coverage of measuring length at Entry 2 (and above). Cleverly links in with all the Entry 2 data handling elements by asking learners to record data in tables and bar charts. Includes using non-standard units, estimating and measuring height, using bar charts and tables and interpreting the results, measuring lines, investigations, frog jumping and paper aeroplane races; plus student progress tracker.

Level
Entry Level 2
Maths
HD1/E2.3
HD1/E2.4
HD1/E2.5
HD1/E2.1
HD1/E2.2
MSS1/E2.5

E2 handling data practice test

Entry 2 handling data practice test in Edexcel-style. Great for extra practice and revision. 6 pages plus answer sheet. Covers many E2 HD1 (data and statistical measures) elements.

Level
Entry Level 2
Maths
Data Handling
HD1/E2.3
HD1/E2.4
HD1/E2.5
HD1/E2.1
HD1/E2.2

What is a Bar chart?

Makes a good introduction to drawing and interpreting bar charts.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Maths
HD1/E2.1
HD1/E3.1
HD1/L1.1

Grids for Smartie bar charts and pictograms

Grids for Smartie bar charts and pictograms – to accompany Smartie investigation (below). Ideal for Entry 2-3 students that are not confident with a blank sheet of graph paper.

Level
Entry Level 2
Entry Level 3
Maths
HD1/E2.1
HD1/E3.1
HD1/E2.5
HD1/E3.4