We have the following functional resources in English & Mathematics:
• Lessons
• Quizzes
• Revision Questions
• Puzzles
• Mock exams
• Modular exams
• Online tutoring for learners
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Here are just some of the resources and lessons a learner can work through in the Functional Skills English suite:

  • Abstract Nouns
  • Adjectives
  • Analysing a Newspaper Article Fact and Opinion
  • Apostrophes
  • Basic Sentences
  • Birthdays
  • Class and College Rules
  • College Prospectus
  • Common nouns and Proper nouns
  • Communicating Information, Ideas and Suggestions
  • Comparatives and Superlatives
  • Comparing Texts
  • Comparisons Using Similes
  • Conjunctions
  • Correcting Correctly
  • Daily Routines
  • Dealing With Complaints
  • Descriptive Words
  • Developing a Formal Writing Style
  • Different Types of Texts
  • Different Ways of Learning
  • Don’t Use ‘Said’
  • Exam Practice
  • Expressing Preference
  • Fact and Opinion
  • Features of informative, explanation and discursive writing
  • Getting it Right: Punctuating Speech
  • Getting it Right: Spelling
  • Getting it Right: Using Commas
  • Getting it Right: Writing accurate and varied sentences
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Homophones
  • ‘ible’
  • Identifying a Writer’s Purpose.
  • Identifying the Main Point
  • Idioms
  • Information in Graphs and Charts
  • Interview Techniques
  • Interview Techniques
  • Investigating Newspapers
  • Irregular Past Tense
  • Job Applications
  • Long Vowels
  • Long Vowels (Graphemes)
  • Making a Spoken Complaint
  • Making a Written Complaint
  • Negatives
  • Ordering Words in Alphabetical Order
  • Organising an Event
  • Personal Statements
  • Persuasive Language
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Formal and Informal Language
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Planning methods
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Reading and Understanding – Reading Strategies
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Reading and Understanding – Text Features
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Styles of writing – descriptive writing
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Styles of writing – explaining
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Styles of writing – narrative
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Text Types 1 – email
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Text Types 2 – letters
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Text Types 3 – forms
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Text Types 4 – reports
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Vocabulary
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Writing Choices
  • Planning and Writing for Audience and Purpose – Writing Practice
  • Planning
  • Positive & Negative Vocabulary
  • Practicing Paragraphs
  • Prepositions
  • Presentational Devices
  • Pronouns and Narrative Voice
  • Proof Reading
  • Proof Reading
  • Punctuation
  • Quick fix punctuation
  • Quick fix summary
  • Quick Fix Vocabulary
  • Reading
  • Reading – distinguishing between different types
  • Reading – Filling in Forms
  • Reading – Identifying the main point
  • Reading – Instructions
  • Reading – Likes and Dislikes
  • Reading – Understanding Different Types of Texts.
  • Reading – Understanding Inference and Deduction
  • Reading – using different techniques to search for information in texts skimming and scanning.
  • Reading & Sequencing
  • Reading a College Prospectus
  • Reading a Media Text Advertisement
  • Reading About Holidays
  • Reading About People
  • Reading About People
  • Reading About Places
  • Reading About Properties
  • Reading about Safety
  • Reading and Summarising Effectively
  • Reading and Understanding The Highway Code.
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Reading information in charts
  • Reading Introduction: Purpose and Audience
  • Reading Maps
  • Reading Skills
  • Reading Timetables
  • Reading to Identify Tenses
  • Reading Websites.
  • Regular Past Tense Verbs
  • Report Writing
  • Root word
  • Sentence Structure Using Clauses
  • Sentence Writing
  • Short Explanations
  • Short Vowels
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Spelling High Frequency Words
  • Spelling Patterns – able and ible
  • Spelling Patterns for Plurals
  • Spelling Using Analogy
  • Spelling Using Suffixes ‘-ive’ and ‘-ist’
  • Spelling With Prefixes
  • Spelling with Suffixes
  • Spelling
  • Spellings with suffixes ‘ive’ and ‘ist’
  • Standard English
  • Standard English – Writing.
  • Standard English and Register
  • Subjunctive
  • Suffix
  • The Alphabet
  • The Future Tense
  • There/Their/They’re
  • To/Too/Two
  • Understanding Bias
  • Understanding Functional Skills
  • Understanding Signs
  • Understanding Syllables
  • Using a Library
  • Using a range of writing styles for different purposes
  • Using Apostophes
  • Using Commas
  • Using The Colon
  • Using the Colon and the Semicolon Together
  • Using The Exclamation Mark
  • Using the Full Stop
  • Using the Question Mark
  • Using The Semicolon
  • Using words in grammatical terms
  • War Poem – Creative Writing
  • Word Classes (Parts of speech)
  • Word Families
  • Writing
  • Writing – Conjunctions
  • Writing – Describing Words & Phrases
  • Writing a CV
  • Writing a News Report
  • Writing a Report
  • Writing a Speech
  • Writing an Essay
  • Writing Basic Sentences
  • Writing for Different Purposes: Letter of Application
  • Writing for Different Purposes: Letter of Complaint
  • Writing for Different Purposes: Letter Writing
  • Writing Instructions
  • Writing Paper – Purpose, form and audience
  • Writing Paper – Writing to argue, persuade and advise
  • Writing Persuasively
  • Writing Questions
  • Writing Skills – Punctuation
  • Writing Skills – Spelling by analogy
  • Writing to inform, explain and comment
  • Writing Using Adverbs
  • Writing With Formal Language
  • You the Examiner: Practice Assessment (Letter of Complaint)                      ……. And many, many more.

Here are just some of the resources and lessons a learner can work through in the Functional Skills mathematics suite:

  • 2D Shapes
  • 3D Shapes
  • Adding Fractions to get a whole
  • Addition
  • Addition And Multiplication-Darts
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Addition Through Prices
  • Addition-Coins
  • Addition-Planning Meals
  • Addition-Shopping
  • Algebraic Square Roots
  • AM and PM
  • Appropriate Mathematical Procedures
  • Area of a Sector
  • Area of a Sector in terms of Pi
  • Area of a Trapezium
  • Business Costs-Exam Style Questions
  • Buying and selling things in the Newspaper
  • Buying Houses
  • Buying things from the Newspaper
  • Calculate My Number
  • Calculate the Mean and Range
  • Calculate the mean of a data set using a scientific calculator
  • Calculating Percentages-Income Tax
  • Calculating the Median and Mode
  • Cancelling Fractions
  • Car Park Costs-Exam Style Questions
  • Circumference and Area of Circles
  • Collect and represent discrete an continuous data
  • Combined Events
  • Common Factors
  • Common Multiples
  • Compare the mean and range of two distributions
  • Compound Interest
  • Convert between Imperial Units
  • Convert between Metric and Imperial Measures
  • Convert Imperial Units to Imperial Units
  • Convert metric units to metric units.
  • Converting between Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
  • Converting from Standard Form
  • Converting Recurring Decimals into Fractions.
  • Counting
  • Counting-Coins
  • Counting-Counters
  • Cube Numbers
  • Cube Numbers and Cube Roots
  • Deciding on methods, operation and tools
  • Decimal Rounding
  • Decimals – Adding & Subtracting
  • Density, Mass and Volume
  • Difference Of Two Squares (DOTS) Expanding
  • Distinguishing between events
  • Dividing by Decimals
  • Dividing Power of 10
  • Division
  • Division and Multiplication Themes
  • Division- Dividing Bills
  • Division- Sharing Sweets
  • Division-Building
  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Equivalent Fractions
  • Estimating by Rounding
  • Evaluating Powers
  • Even Numbers
  • Expanding and Simplifying
  • Expanding Double Brackets
  • Expanding Single Brackets
  • Experimental Probability
  • Factorising
  • Factors
  • Finding Averages from Frequency Tables
  • Finding Equivalent Fractions
  • Fractions
  • Generating Linear Sequences
  • Highest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple.
  • Highest Common Factors
  • Identify the value of digits in decimals
  • Identifying Factors and Multiples
  • Increasing/Decreasing by percentages using a calculator.
  • Index Laws
  • Index Laws and Algebra
  • Index Numbers (Powers)
  • Indices
  • Indices Roots
  • Inequalities
  • Information in Graphs & Charts
  • Interpret Line Graphs for Real Life Situations
  • Interpret results and solutions
  • Interpreting Dual Bar Charts
  • Length of a Sector
  • Length of a Sector in terms of Pi
  • Limits of Accuracy
  • Linear nth term.
  • Lowest Common Multiples
  • Make an initial model of a situation using suitable forms of representation
  • Manipulating Decimals
  • Maths Christmas Budgeting
  • Maths Family Holiday Budgeting
  • Maths Furnishing A House
  • Measurements-Conversion
  • Measuring

  • Midpoints of a line segment – Negative Coordinates
  • Multiples
  • Multiples, Factors and Prime Numbers
  • Multiplication
  • Multiplication and Division facts
  • Multiplication-Games
  • Multiplication-Wages
  • Multiply Whole Numbers
  • Multiplying Decimals by Decimals
  • Multiplying Decimals by Whole Numbers
  • Multiplying Double Digits
  • Multiplying Double Digits by Triple Digits
  • Multiplying Power of 10
  • Multiplying Triple Digits by Triple Digits
  • Negative and Zero Powers with Algebra
  • Negative Indices
  • Negative Number Arithmetic-Bank Balance
  • Negative Numbers
  • Negative Numbers-Depth
  • Negative Numbers-Temperature
  • Odd Numbers
  • One Number as a Percentage of Another.
  • Ordering
  • Patterns in Numbers
  • Percentage of an Amount
  • Percentage-Interest
  • Percentages
  • Percentages-Sales
  • Pictograms
  • Planning a coach journey
  • Prime Factors
  • Prime Numbers
  • Probability
  • Probability – Estimate the number of times an event will occur.
  • Probability – Find the probability of an event using relative frequency
  • Probability – Listing all outcomes for single event systematically
  • Probability Test – One
  • Probability Test – Two
  • Product and Sum
  • Pythagoras Theorem – Shorter Side Decimals
  • Pythagoras’ Theorem
  • Pythagoras’ Theorem – Longest Side Surd
  • Rasing Indices
  • Ratio
  • Ratios-Splitting Money
  • Recognise mathematical situations
  • Recognise the advantages and disadvantages between measures of average.
  • Recognising negative numbers
  • Recognising Patterns
  • Recognising situations using mathematics
  • Recognising that a situation has aspects that can be represented using mathematics
  • Rounding to 1 decimal place
  • Rounding to 2 decimal places
  • Rounding to 2 decimal places
  • Rounding to 3 decimal places
  • Rounding to one Significant Figure
  • Rounding to the nearest whole number
  • Rounding to three Significant Figure
  • Rounding to two Significant Figure
  • Sample Space Diagrams
  • Sample Space Diagrams  – Questions
  • Scatter Graphs
  • Select an Approriate Method to Draw Graphs from Given Data
  • Selecting Mathematical information
  • Shade Fractions on a Grid
  • Shapes
  • Share an amount in the ratio
  • Significant Figures
  • Simple Formulae
  • Simple Interest
  • Simplifying Fractions
  • Square Numbers
  • Square Roots
  • Standard Deviation
  • Standard Deviation from a Frequency Table
  • Standard Form
  • Standard Form Converting
  • Stratified Sampling
  • Subtracting fractions from 1
  • Subtraction
  • Subtraction-Change From Notes
  • Subtraction-Sales
  • Subtraction-Temperature
  • Surface Area of a Cone
  • Surface Area of a Cone in terms of Pi
  • Surface Area of a Cylinder in terms of Pi
  • Surface Area of a Sphere
  • Surface Area of a Sphere in terms of Pi
  • Term to Term Rule
  • The 24 Hour Clock
  • Time and the 24 Hour Clock
  • Time in words
  • To the power 0 and 1
  • Two Way Tables
  • Types of Data
  • Understand and Use Numbers – BODMAS
  • Understand and use numbers – Division of positive integers Part 1
  • Understand and use numbers – Division of positive integers Part 2
  • Understand and use numbers – Equivalent fractions
  • Understand and use numbers – Multiplication of positive integers
  • Understand and Use Numbers – Number Terminology
  • Understand and Use Numbers – Ordering Fractions
  • Understand and use numbers – Positive and negative numbers
  • Understand and use numbers – Shading fractions
  • Understand and use numbers – Simplifying fractions
  • Understand and use whole numbers – Time tables
  • Understand equivalent fractions
  • Understand place value
  • Understand what is meant by Even, Odd
  • Use and draw Sample Space Diagrams
  • Use and interpret statistical measures – Mean, Median, Mode and Range
  • Use, convert and calculate using metric, and where appropriate, imperial measures.
  • Using appropriate mathematical procedures
  • Using correct notation for time, 12- and 24-hour clock
  • Using Mathematical Information
  • Using Temperatures
  • Values and Assumptions 1
  • Volume of a Cone
  • Volume of a Cone in terms of Pi
  • Volume of a Cone missing height
  • Volume of a Cuboid
  • Volume of a Cuboid Missing Side
  • Volume of a Cylinder
  • Volume of a Cylinder in terms of Pi
  • Volume of a Cylinder Missing Height
  • Volume of a Cylinder Missing Radius
  • Volume of a Pyramid
  • Volume of a Pyramid – Missing Height
  • Volume of a Pyramid Missing Base
  • Volume of a Sphere
  • Volume of a Sphere in terms of Pi
  • Volume of a Sphere with a missing radius
  • Volume of a Triangular Prism
  • What time is it?
  • Which Fraction is the Bigger?
  • Which Power is Bigger
  • Write probabilities in words or fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Writing a number in words or figures
  • Writing integers as a product of their prime factors
  • Writing Numbers In The Form mn
  • Writing Surds in the form a?b    ….plus much more