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Functional Skills Maths Entry 3, Spring Term

Course Level

Entry 3

Start Date

Wed 2 Feb 2022


16 weeks


Course content

  • 1. Count, read, write, order and compare numbers up to 1000
  • 2. Read, write and use decimals up to 2 decimal places
  • 3. Round amounts of money to the nearest £1 or 10p
  • 4. Compare metric measures of length including millimetres, centimetres, metres and kilometres
  • 5. Organise and represent information in appropriate ways including tables, diagrams, simple line graphs and bar charts


You will improve your knowledge and skills of addition, subtraction and multiplication. You will start to work with different units of measurement and perform simple calculations with money, weight and distance. You will also learn to lay-out and work out problems and mathematics with and without a calculator.


Course content:

This course enables you to develop your proficiency in many areas of mathematics including numbers up to 1000, decimals, fractions and charts. We look at the use of basic maths in everyday situations. Weekly homework and self-study is a requirement of the course.


  • Completion of an initial assessment to identify level of study.

What do I need to do this course?

Notepad and pen. Protractor, calculator, ruler and pencils.

Teaching Methods

  • Practical activities, verbal questioning and discussions, handouts, and informal feedback, written feedback and self- assessment tasks.

    How is your progress checked?

    Weekly feedback from tutor. Observation, questioning, group activities, presentations and discussion.

    What can I do after this course?

    Progress onto further levels of functional skills maths.


Course details

  • Tutor: Charlotte Barnett
  • Time: 0930-1130
  • Provision: LCC
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: Mablethorpe
  • Full fee: Free
  • Concessionary fee: Free


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