Numbers and Measures

This collection of resources is produced by the Core Maths Support Programme to support the implementation of Core Maths. The collection contains a range of activities all designed to enable students to use and apply mathematics in unfamiliar contexts.


Which plant should we close?

This open ended Core Maths task, suitable for group work, provides opportunities for work with number, statistics, graphs and spreadsheets.

Students are given a data sheet about plastic bottle production at three factory sites. The data includes cost of heating, lighting and wages and the average daily...

Working with percentages

The activities in this Core Maths resource look at percentage increase and decrease both individually, in combination and in reverse. The resource is based on the Level 2 ‘Financial calculations’ resource developed by the Nuffield Foundation for the FSMQs, which includes detailed teacher notes, student information...


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