AN N2/E3.3

Read, write and understand decimals up to two decimal places in practical contexts (such as: common measures to one decimal place, e.g. 1.5m; money in decimal notation, e.g. £2.37) (a) Understand that the decimal point separates pounds and pence, or m and cm (b) Understand the use of zero as a place holder, e.g. £1.05 is £1 and 5p (c) Understand the use of a leading zero, e.g. 35p = £0.35; 0.5 m = 50 cm (d) Recognise .5 as a half, e.g. 2.5 m as 21/2 m (e) Understand how decimals are spoken, e.g. 3.14 is said as three point one four and not three point fourteen

Maths at Work - all 4 number functions

Revision of all 4 number functions (+,-,x,÷). Originally aimed at JobCentrePlus Upskill clients but suitable for all. Contexts include office, fast food restaurant, and care home The first page is adapted from Liverpool Community College Flexipacks. All other work is original.

Editor’s note
Includes Functional Maths mapping (E3-L2)

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
N1/L1.5
AN MSS1/L1.1 Add, subtract, multiply & divide sums of money and record
AN N1/L1.3
MSS1/E3.2
N1/E3.6
AN MSS1/E3.1 Add & subtract money using decimal notation
N2/E3.5
N1/E3.5
AN N2/E3.3
N1/E3.4
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
AN N1/E3.2
Context
Employment skills & Public services

Working with decimals

A detailed lesson plan accompanied by a PPT and a lesson objective checker sheet. The lesson recaps place value and introduces students to decimals and using money in practical situations.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Maths
AN N2/L1.6
N2/E3.5
AN N2/E3.3
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
Context
Retail Hospitality Customer service
Motor vehicles & Transport
Hairdressing & Beauty therapy

Country Foods - understanding food labels

An interesting worksheet that covers both literacy and numeracy. Best used with an interactive food label on the UK Government Eatwell site but the questions can also be answered using the provided printout.
Covers reading comprehension (scanning), extracting information from tables, using decimals and place value.

Level
Entry Level 3
English
Rt/E3.7
Maths
HD1/E3.1
AN N1/E3.1 place value <1000, odd / even, count in 10s /100s
AN N2/E3.3
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
Context
Health, Social care, Early years
Catering Food Nutrition

Decimals, percentages, fractions and rounding learners' resource

This spreadsheet is designed to enable students to check their own work; but also to learn about what happens when you add two decimals, or multiply two fractions, and so on.

The spreadsheet consists of the following sheets:

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
N2/L2.4
N2/L2.9
N2/L2.6
N2/L2.3
N2/L2.1
AN N2/L1.7
AN N2/L1.6
AN N2/L1.5 Calculate with decimals up to 2dp
AN N2/L2.8 Find percentage parts of quantities and measurements
N1/L1.8
N2/L2.7
N2/L1.2
AN N2/E3.3
N1/E3.7
N2/L1.10
N2/L1.1
N1/E2.6
AN N2/L1.9 Find simple percentage parts of quantities and measurements
N2/L1.8

How much per week?

Working out weekly wages and then comparing, ordering and rounding your results. Includes information on the UK minimum wage – which makes an ideal discussion prompt.

Level
Level 1
Entry Level 3
Maths
AN N2/L1.5 Calculate with decimals up to 2dp
N2/E3.4
AN MSS1/L1.1 Add, subtract, multiply & divide sums of money and record
MSS1/E3.2
AN N2/E3.3
Functional Maths - numbers and the number system
Functional Maths - measures, shape & space
Context
Employment skills & Public services

Home and Away flat budgeting

Home and Away flat budgeting is a practical task where learners must furnish a flat for someone going off to uni.
Ideal for underpinning E3 Functional Maths and includes full mapping to Entry 3 FM criteria.

Level
Entry Level 3
Maths
Functional Maths
AN MSS1/E3.1 Add & subtract money using decimal notation
AN N2/E3.3
N2/E3.5
Context
Independent living

Pounds to pence worksheet

A straightforward but very useful conversion sheet. With extra teaching ideas.

Level
Entry Level 3
Maths
AN N2/E3.3

Money, decimals and fractions v2

An adapted version of a popular worksheet – now tweaked especially for Entry 3 learners (original version for E3-L2 still available – see below). Really helps learners see the connection between these three topics.

Level
Entry Level 3
Maths
AN N2/E3.3
N2/E3.1

Pounds to pence

Provides quick practice converting from pounds to pence, and vice versa. Lots of questions pop up allowing learners to solve them at their own pace. Great for a warm up before work on entering money correctly using a calculator, etc.

Level
Entry Level 3
Maths
AN MSS1/E3.1 Add & subtract money using decimal notation
AN N2/E3.3

Money, decimals and fractions

A short but very clever worksheet that relates these three topics and really helps learners see the connection between decimals and fractions.

Level
Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Maths
AN N2/E3.3