Core Maths

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From AMSP “What is Core Maths?” provides a really useful summary of this level 3 qualification which is equivalent to an AS level qualification including links to the qualifications available. Also from AMSP see Core Maths curriculum which includes their Core Maths fact sheet and a very useful summary of the content of the available qualifications. See also a useful set of links to resources for Core Mathematics.

From Catherine Van Sarloos we have Getting Started with Core Maths.

On STEM Learning there is a collection for Core Maths including resources.

STEM Learning – Core Maths Resources

I have found many of the STEM Learning resources useful for higher GCSE, see this post on Averages and Spread.

On Teachit Maths there are many resources for Core Maths, including Core Maths preparation for Year 11.

From Mark Dawes (@mdawesmdawes) for Core Maths see What the Graph for Core Maths critical analysis. ‘What the graph’ is a collection of graphs from the media for students to analyse. Read how to use the tasks and check the very comprehensive Teachers’ notes for each resource.

On this page of Decision Mathematics Teaching Resources I included core maths resources as a useful source of materials. Looking at AQA’s Certificate Level 3 Mathematical Studies, we see from the specification that one of the optional papers is on Critical Path and Risk Analysis and I see Linear Programming on Pearson Edexcel’s Mathematics in Context (Level 3 Core Maths) qualification. See for example Edexcel’s practice questions. On STEM Learning check the Nuffield Mathematics resources where resources are recommended for each qualification.

TLMaths – Jack Brown

On Jack Brown’s TL Maths you will find resources for Core Maths, this very useful page on resources includes links to many resources for Core Maths and Jack’s teaching videos include a Basics section suitable for all specifications and two other sections are focused on AQA Mathematical Studies.

From CIMT, The University of Plymouth see Core Maths Subject Support which includes notes, examples and exercises.

On Twitter there is a Core Maths chat fortnightly in term time. Follow Catherine van Saarloos, @CoreMathsCat, and Tom Rainbow @CoreMathsTom.

From @KerryDunton and published on Dave Gale‘s blog, reflectivemath’s blog check this Core Maths Further Reading List.

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