Basic maths skills – support to improve students’ numeracy

Last updated: 01/03/2022
Contributor: Ray Lowe
Basic maths skills cover
Main Subject
Key stage
Category
Maths
Inside
Includes answers
Resource type
Teaching pack
Worksheet

Aimed at addressing gaps in prior learning – particularly after the COVID-19 school closures – Basic maths skills – support to improve students’ numeracy is perfect for both the transition to year 7 and for intervention sessions throughout KS3 and KS4.

The pack is divided into five units: number, algebra, ratio and proportion, geometry and measures and statistics. Each unit features ready-to-photocopy worksheets, teaching notes and answers. A tracking tick list is also included.

Improve students’ numeracy skills and ensure they have all the knowledge they need to access the full secondary curriculum.

Key features:

  • 39 worksheets to fill gaps in prior learning and form a solid base for progress
  • Answers included
  • Perfect for intervention at KS3-KS4 or to support Y7 transition

Sample questions from the Ratio and proportion section of the pack on percentage calculations:

 

1. There are 13 black and 7 white disks in a bag. What percentage are black disks?

 

2. Jamie had £40. He spent £12 on a DVD. What percentage of his money did he spend on the DVD?

 

3. Work out the following calculations:

  1. 20% of £30

 

  1. 15% of £8

 

  1. 35% of £40

 

 

4. If 10% of a number is 7, what is the number?

 

5. If 9 is 20% of a number, what is the number?

 

6. A jacket costing £60 is reduced by 20% in a sale.

  1. How much was the jacket reduced in the sale?
  2. How much was the final sale price?

 

7. Orange squash is made with one part cordial and four parts water.

  1. What fraction of the squash is cordial?
  2. What percentage of the squash is water?

 

8. If 15% of a number is 30, what is 100%?

Basic maths skills – support to improve students’ numeracy
£15.00

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18/07/2021

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28/03/2021

Really useful resource. I've used it as a tutor with children of varied ages from year 5 through secondary. The challenges in each section are great.

Anne Tate

22/12/2020

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13/10/2020

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18/07/2021

5

28/03/2021

Really useful resource. I've used it as a tutor with children of varied ages from year 5 through secondary. The challenges in each section are great.

Anne Tate

22/12/2020

5

13/10/2020

Fantastic resource, thanks

Amanda Hoynes

30/09/2020

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