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Maths - Functional Skills - Entry Level 1

Tuesday 4 December 2018
10:00 - 12:00
45 Hours / 22 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath


1 - Course description 

You will learn how to begin to think mathematically and develop some  basic, transferable skills.


2 - Entry requirements 

A maths assessment.

* Initial Assessments *

 Before enrolling you are required to complete an assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and Maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.

 To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.




 3 - What you will learn 

Maths skills including: number, money, time, measures, shapes and data.


4 - How you will learn on this course 

Group work, discussion and individual practice will be used. The tutor can recommend websites/games for extra support.


5 - How you will be assessed on this course 

1.Count up to 10 items.

2.Read and write numbers up to 10.

3.Order and compare numbers up to 10.

4.Add single-digit numbers.

5.Subtract single-digit numbers.

6.Use a calculator to check calculations.

7.Recognise coins and notes.

8.Recall days of the week and seasons of the year.

9.Compare sizes of items.

10.Measure and compare length, width and height.

11.Measure and compare weight .

12.Describe and compare capacity.

13.Recognise and name 2-D and 3-D shapes.

14.Use positional vocabulary (e.g. between, inside or near to).

15.Collect information from lists.

16.Sort objects into groups.

17.Construct diagrams using numbers, measures or shapes.


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


City & Guilds Functional Skills at Entry level 1 will be completed during the class.

No fee


7 - What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

Homework will be set each week.


8 - What you need for your course 

None, but you can bring a calculator if you have one.


9 - What you need to bring to the first class 




10 - What you can do next 

You may move up to Entry Level 2 if recommended by your tutor.


 Additional Information


Paperwork to help your learning

 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, who expect that learners who enrol on a course leading to a qualification will take that qualification at the College.


All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.


The College Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

 The VLE may be used as part of this course.  You can register on the VLE at this address:  http://vle.lecb.ac.uk/



Further information and careers advice

 If you require any further information or careers advice please contact the College on 020 3045 5176


or email guidance@lecb.ac.uk


Venue Information

 5 Brampton Road,


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


 Please note:  This course outline is correct at the time of printing. Please keep for future reference.