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Basic Maths Skills

reigniteBasic Maths Skills

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.

Who should attend?

This free course is for anyone who wants to learn basic maths skills, particularly anyone who has mental health and/or substance misuse problems. We hope it will also be helpful for the friends and family members of our service users as well as professionals.

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:

9 May, 16 May, 23 May, 30 May and 6 June 2018 – all from 9.30am to 12pm

Room 3, The Curve, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust,
Bury New Road,
Manchester M25 3BL

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