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.


Assessment two: basic skills - banks

This Core Maths resource assesses students’ understanding of the statistical ideas data classification, sampling and bias, stem and leaf diagrams, histograms, cumulative frequency graphs, averages and inter-quartile range.

There are teachers' notes and a separate mark scheme.

Averages and spread: one

This matching activity from the Core Maths Support Programme covers the definitions of different measures of location and dispersion. 

The teachers' notes suggest that it may be used as a starter or for revision, as well as including more information and teaching suggestions for the task.


Averages and spread: two

This Core Maths revision activity explores how to calculate and interpret different measures of location and dispersion.

It covers calculations with raw data, discrete frequency distributions and grouped frequency distributions. Students calculate averages, standard deviation and variance, range and inter-...

Averages and spread: three

This Core Maths revision exercise gives the opportunity for students to practise calculating different measures of location and dispersion, and to interpret their results. 

The activity sheet contains discrete data and grouped data questions, including some where students are required to choose their own...


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