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 statistics in unfamiliar contexts.
In this activity students examine real-life data, identify skew, and investigate the relationship between mean, median and mode for distributions with varying skew.
Identifying Skew in Histograms: Activity Sheet This handout shows three histograms and five questions...
This statistics assignment for Core Maths students is based on the Nuffield resource ‘Mammals’.
This teacher guidance gives an overview of the task including prior student knowledge, suggested approaches and possible extensions.
Mammals: Teacher notes...
In this Core Maths task students use statistical techniques to evaluate a number of Public Health initiatives, using the notion of a ‘microlife’- a measure of the impact on an individual’s expected lifespan of various lifestyle choices.
Microlives: Front sheet
This teacher guidance...
In this Core Maths task students construct line graphs for time series data, calculate the moving average and interpret the graph, stating conclusions.
Moving Averages: Front sheet
This teacher guidance gives an overview of the task including prior student knowledge, suggested...