Family Learning Maths (on-line)

Family Learning Maths (on-line)

Duration: 18 weeks
Start Date: Course One: Monday 28 September 2020
Day and time: Monday, 1-3pm
Start Date: Course Two: Thursday 1 October 2020
Day and time: Thursday, 9.30-11.30am
Start Date: Course Three: Friday 6 November 2020
Day and time: Friday, 9.30-11.30am
Course fees: Free to parent and carers
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Aims

Aimed at parents and carers of children that want to improve their maths skills to be able to support their child’s learning

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements; an initial assessment will inform us of what you need to work towards.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Content

You will develop strategies to support your child’s learning at school and at home.  You will improve your knowledge of children’s numeracy development.  This will help you to identify your child’s individual needs and support their learning.  ­

You will learn about:

  • Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
  • Fractions, percentages and decimals
  • Working with money, time and metric measurements
  • Using tables and charts to present and explain data

You will learn at your own pace through:

  • Group, paired or individual tasks
  • Paper based activities
  • Demonstrations and practical activities
  • Independent study

Achieving a Level 2 Functional Skills qualification will allow you to meet the maths requirements of many jobs in the labour market. You will be able to progress onto further/higher education.

A Level 1 qualification is equivalent to GCSE grade D-G level. A Level 2 qualification is equivalent to GCSE grade A*-C level.

 Course Units (if applicable)

 Using the number system – whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages

  • Using common measures, shape and space
  • Handling information and data
  • Solving mathematical problems and decision making

Assessment Method

You will complete a Functional Skills Maths qualification at Entry 3, Level 1 or Level 2.

Where can it lead?

This course leads to a qualification in Functional Skills Maths accredited by Edexcel.  You can continue learning up to Level 2 Functional Skills maths.

Developing your maths skills and gaining a qualification will help you to support your child’s learning.  It also enables you to demonstrate your maths skills to employers and access other courses.

The qualification can be a gateway to enable you to study further and work towards employment in roles such as;

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Admin Assistant