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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 of the worksheet-based maths sites. NRICH covers a wide range of levels, from primary to secondary. The website is…

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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.


Ruler – Measurement game

Centimetres measurement game from FunBrain.com There are three levels: Easy; Medium; Hard.


Ruler – Measuring lengths

Use the ruler to measure the lines and shapes (from Primary National Strategy). Write the measurements on this Ruler worksheet.


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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Mostly postie – reading scales

Mostly postie is an activity for practising reading scales. From ictgames.com.


Read the scales

Activity for practising reading scales. From ictgames.com.


BGfL – Measures

Activity for practising measures. Includes length, weight (mass), volume & capacity and units of measurement. From Birmingham Grid for Learning (BGfL)