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100m Sprint

In this activity students examine the Olympic 100m winning times from 1928 to 2012. Both men's and women's times show an improvement. The challenge is how to show that there is an improving trend and to show which times show the most improvement. Scatter graphs,...

A doll's house

This Core Maths activity explores how the production of a doll's house can be organised by using a Gantt chart. The objective of the activity is for students to produce a Gantt chart for a project of their own choice. No specific prior knowledge of Gantt charts is needed,...

About Core Maths

Discover the history of the Core Maths qualifications, the reasons behind the qualification and the benefits to students studying it. The documents below include details of the UCAS points awarded to the qualification and information on the awarding organisations.

The resources also include details of how...

Algebra and Graphs

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 algebra and graphs in unfamiliar contexts.

Annual percentage rate (APR)

In this Core Maths activity students explore APR, the interest charged when we borrow money, and how to calculate it for both a whole number and a fractional number of years. The resource also explores reasons why people want to borrow money.

A link is included to the Nuffield Foundation personal finance...

Anthropometric data

In this Core Maths task, based on a resource developed by the Nuffield Foundation, students are given a large dataset of children’s and young adults’ anthropometric data to use to investigate whether particular sets of data are related. The students are asked to present their findings in the form of a report/...

Assessment one: basic skills - rates of pay

This Core Maths resource assesses students’ understanding of statistical ideas including data classification, sampling techniques and the calculation and interpretation of the mean and inter-quartile range. The given data allows...

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...

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...


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