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Basic Maths Skills

reignite This course will help you to develop the maths skills you need to use in everyday situations whether at home or at work.

You will gain confidence in your maths skills by using familiar situations to learn and build on prior knowledge. Improving your maths skills can also lead to a better job or to further study like apprenticeships or QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework) awards.

Session Topic Description
1 Discover your math skills A fun introduction to learning and using maths in everyday situations through practical activities
2 One potato, two potato, three potato, four Making sums and calculations easy; using numbers to add subtract, multiply and divide
3 All shapes and sizes How big is a football pitch? How much wallpaper do I need to decorate my bedroom and other important questions
4 Money, money, money Work out budgets for home, spends, savings and holidays
5 Maths is everywhere Using real life information to create and interpret graphs and charts

Duration: Five 2.5 hours sessions

Course tutor: Bury Adult Learning Service

Dates, Times and Venues

2 September (Rutherford Room, Waterdale Restaurant), 9 September (Peel Room, Waterdale Restaurant), 16 September (Rutherford Room, Waterdale Restaurant), 23 & 30 September 2019 (Peel Room, Waterdale Restaurant) - all 1.30pm to 4pm

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 3BL

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