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Exploring Letters & Numbers: SL

Thursday 13 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00
58 Hours / 29 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£0.00 Course symbols: CL - No Half Fee Available I IA

Course description

An introduction to using numbers and letters and communicating through signs, symbols and images. This is a first stepping stone to improving your maths and English skills. CL

Entry requirements

A) Guidance needed: Contact Supported Learning Curriculum Manager/Curriculum Support. B) Entry requirements: None. Learners and carers should ensure that the Learner Support and Health Declaration form is completed and returned before the start of their class. This should include specific details in the section: Please explain to us how we can support you? This will help the tutor to understand, plan for and meet each learner’s individual needs.

What you will learn

This course will cover number recognition and counting, leading to simple addition and subtraction. Letter names and some phonics work will be used to develop reading and spelling skills. Letter and number formation will be developed and refined using practical activities to support emergent writers.

How you will learn on this course

Course content will be delivered through whole class teaching and independent work, group activities and discussion. Online videos and interactive games will also be used to support learning during this course.

How you will be assessed on this course

1. Identify all 26 letters of the alphabet in lower case. 2. Write all 26 letters of the alphabet in lower. 3. Identify all 26 letters of the alphabet in upper case. 4. Write all 26 letters of the alphabet in upper case. 5. Recognise high frequency words. 6. Spell correctly some personal or very familiar words. 7. Understand and follow simple instructions. 8. Recognise numbers and letters around them. 9. Identify and write single digits. 10. Use single digits to make bigger numbers. 11. Use numbers to explain amounts. 12. Count up to 10 items. 13. Compare number sup to 10. 14. Add single digit numbers to make totals up to 10. 15. Subtract single digit numbers from numbers up to 10.

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

Some students will be able to compile a portfolio of work as evidence to support an entry-level unit qualification in maths and/or English.

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

Homework is not expected for this course, however some students may wish to complete unfinished classroom tasks in their own time.

What you need for your course

All essential equipment and resources will be provided by the tutor.

What you need to bring to the first class

Students will need to bring pens, pencils and a note book.

What you can do next

Students may be able to progress towards a full functional skills qualification. Other tailor-made courses for people with a learning disability can be found in the College brochure and in the Supported Learning section of the College website.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking