Functional Skills Maths

These courses are delivered using blended learning and daily learning sessions are from 09:30 – 12:30 and 13:30 – 16:30.   Students are free to choose which sessions and which days they attend, but should endeavour to attend three sessions a week in general.  Tutor support is always available and one to one tutor sessions are booked when these are required to look at a topic in more depth on an individual basis.  All work is marked on a daily basis with feedback being ready for your next appointment, along with further work and guidance as necessary.

The maths programme covers six modules of learning, whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages, common measures, shape and space, handling data and probability.  These may vary depending on the level you are studying.

The learning takes place online, with a mini-test at the end of each module, you then complete a questions sheet and assignments which are written in a similar way to the examinations.  Extra work or one to one sessions will be given as you move through the learning and you will progress to the next subject when you are confident to do so.

Once the programme of learning is complete we will put you on mock exams to get you used to the types of questions and layout.  There is an online mock paper to allow familiarisation with the software and the final exam will be taken on a computer.  Your results can take up to 4 weeks to arrive at busy times of the year.