Family Maths

Family Maths

Duration: 18 weeks
Qualification: As outlined
Start Date: 16/09/19
Entry requirements: As outlined
Dates and times: Monday 16/09/19 9.30-11.30am at Endeavour
: Tuesday 17/09/19 9.30-11.30am at Rainbow Children's Centre
Cost: Free to parents, carers and grandparents.

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. 

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.


Entry requirements

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

How to apply

Contact Endeavour on 01482 615 349 or email:


Course units

  • 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

Accredited/RARPA statement

This is an accredited course and evidence of achievement is by examination.
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 cam be a gateway to enable you to study further and work towards employment in roles such as;

  • Teaching assistant
  • Admin assistant

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