Pathways through the maths resources

The resources in this area, and the pathways through them, are designed to help you to:

  • identify areas of your Mathematical knowledge that need updating
  • improve your confidence, skills and understanding of Maths
  • gain an ETF certificate that demonstrates your knowledge of this subject
  • in the case of Functional Skills, progress to externally validated qualifications
    ... and develop skills and strategies to support learners better.

You may choose either of the suggested pathways or use your own pathway through the resources that are shown below

Pathway 1: GCSE

  1. GCSE Self-Evaluation
  2. maths modules
  3. GCSE summative test

Pathway 2: Functional Skills

  1. Functional Skills Self-Evaluation
  2. maths modules
  3. Functional Skills summative test
  4. Functional Skills accreditation

Self evaluation

Maths modules

These modules are designed to help you to improve your knowledge and understanding of maths and the teaching of maths. They are free-standing and cover a range of topics aligned to the Functional Skills Level 2, and GCSE maths curricula. You can access as many or as few as you wish. Use the Search facility and the outcome from your self evaluation to help you to locate resources that are relevant.

Mathematical language

Module: Mathematical language

Level: Functional Skills

Sine rule

Module: Geometry and trigonometry

Level: GCSE

Cosine rule

Module: Geometry and trigonometry

Level: GCSE

Circles

Module: Geometry and trigonometry

Level: Functional Skills

Pythagoras' theorem

Module: Geometry and trigonometry

Level: GCSE

Fermi problems

Module: Probability and statistics

Level: GCSE

Ratio

Module: Probability and statistics

Level: GCSE

Probability

Module: Probability and statistics

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Probability notation

Module: Probability and statistics

Level: GCSE

Statistics and data quality

Module: Probability and statistics

Level: Functional Skills

Moving averages

Module: Probability and statistics

Level: GCSE

Moving objects (graphs)

Module: Algebra and graphs

Level: GCSE

Compound measures

Module: Algebra and graphs

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Financial graphs

Module: Algebra and graphs

Level: GCSE

Moving object calculations

Module: Algebra and graphs

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Surds

Module: Algebra and graphs

Level: GCSE

Simultaneous equations

Module: Graphs and Founctions and simultaneous equations

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Factorising

Module: Graphs and Founctions and simulteneous equations

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Quadratic graphs and equations

Module: Graphs and Founctions and simulteneous equations

Level: GCSE

Reciprocal & cubic functions

Module: Graphs and Founctions and simulteneous equations

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Number terminology

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Number systems

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Place value

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Decimals and fractions

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Fraction Equivalences

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Percentages

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Compound interest

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Ratio and proportion

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Proportional reasoning

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Standard form

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Marking learners work

Module: Number

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Module: Measures

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Algebraic notation

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Algebraic expressions

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Algebraic equations

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Linear equations

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Like terms

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Substitute numbers into formulae

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Graphs as solutions to equations

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Usefulness of algebra

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Transition from arithmetic notation

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Strategies for misconception

Module: Algebra

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Scales and bearings

Module: Measures

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Area and volume

Module: Measures

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Know and use formulae

Module: Measures

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Properties of circles and other shapes

Module: Geometry and trigonometry

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Angles

Module: Geometry and trigonometry

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Similarity and congruence

Module: Geometry and trigonometry

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Trigonometry

Module: Geometry and trigonometry

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Transformations

Module: Geometry and trigonometry

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Theoretical probability models

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Independent events

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Dependent events

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Mutually exclusive events

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Relative frequencies

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Estimated probabilities

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Representing probabilities visually

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Probability misconceptions

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Teaching probability

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Discrete data

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Continuous data

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Univariate data

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Bivariate data

Module: Probability

Level: Functional Skills / GCSE

Summative tests

You can take the summative tests as many times as you like but will only be issued a certificate on the first attempt. The second test will not be revealed unless you score 60% or more on the first test.

If you are applying for QTLS and you already have a Level 2 qualification that is more than 5 years old, you can use the certificate you gain here as evidence for your QTLS workbook. To find out more about QTLS click here.