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Put the fun into functional skills with specially written engaging real-life situations that use mathematics. Students will become confident in applying maths to a range of problems that prepare them for work and life. Ready-to-use tasks can be slotted into everyday GCSE Maths lessons to cover Level 1 and Level 2 functional skills.
• Develop problem solving skills with 40 totally new and inspiring topics, some familiar and some unfamiliar, grouped into three sections: beginner, improver, advanced• Build, apply and secure the functional and process skills that are integral to the 2010 GCSE Maths Specifications• Challenge students at all levels with open questions that can be approached in different ways• Encourage discussion and collaboration between students to encourage team work and responsibility• Make mathematics relevant and useful, with scenarios such as Coastguard Search and Rescue, and Investigating Design and Cost in Tea Bag Production• Promote self-assessment with 'How did you find these tasks?' questions at the end of each topic