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ESOL – Literacy – Numeracy



NRICH maths is an extensive collection of resources that promotes maths through problem solving. There are many interesting activities that encourage learners to think of different ways of solving problems, which is a change from many maths sites. The site covers a wide range of levels, from primary to secondary.


Arcademic Skill Builders

Arcademic Skill Builders is a fantastic website for ESOL and numeracy learners. The site contains a variety of games that enable learners to practise maths and English. What’s great about the games is that learners can play against each other by creating a private room that others can join if they know the password. Examples…

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maths-starters.co.uk contains a range of activities that can be used as a nice way of starting off a maths lesson. Although the objective of each activity is not immediately obvious, they can quite easily be figured out with a bit of clicking. What’s particularly good about the activities is that they can be customised via…

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MrBartonMaths.com is a maths website that caters mainly for GCSE courses, but also has resources from Key Stages 3 and 4 to A-level. The website contains a extensive library of resources, and is divided into areas for teachers, pupils and parents. My only criticism of the website is that it is not the most user-friendly…

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Corbett Maths

Corbettmaths.com is a maths website that caters mainly for GCSE courses, but also has resources from primary to A-level. The website contains an impressive library of videos and worksheets, covering a wise range of maths topics, from 2D and 3D shapes, to fractions and percentages.


Interactive teaching programs for maths

32 interactive teaching apps originally developed as part of the Primary National Strategy. Very useful for teaching different concepts relating to numeracy and maths on the interactive white board. The apps cover the following areas: Area Calculating angles Coordinates Counting on and back Data handling Decimal number line Difference Division Grid Fixing points Fractions Grouping…

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BBC Skillswise – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Interactive activities from BBC Skillswise for practising addition, subtraction and multiplication  by splitting, and space saver division. Amoeba addition (+) Amoeba subtraction (-) Amoeba multiplication (x) Amoeba division (÷)