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## Why study the Award in Number & Measure?

#### Entry Requirements

In addition to our general entry requirements, you must have:

• GCSE Maths – grade 2

#### The Course

The course looks at integers, decimals, fractions and percentages, money, time, measures, area and perimeter, volume and tables and charts.
Course overview:

• Represent using mathematics: select mathematics and information to model a situation
• Analyse situations mathematically: process and use mathematics
• Interpret solutions to problems using mathematics: interpret and communicate the results of the
analysis.
• Coverage of mathematical content in number, geometry and statistics.

A learner should be able to:

• Understand and use whole numbers and understand negative numbers in practical contexts.
• Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers using a range of strategies.
• Understand and use equivalences between common fractions, decimals and percentages.
• Add and subtract decimals up to two decimal places.
• Use simple formulae expressed in words for one- or two-step operations.
• Solve problems requiring calculation, with common measures, including money.
• Time, length, weight, capacity and temperature.
• Convert units of measure in the same system.
•  Work out areas and perimeters in practical situations.
• Extract and interpret information from tables, diagrams, charts and graphs.
• Collect and record discrete data and organise and represent information in different ways.
• Find mean and range.

#### Course Activities

Students learn through a variety of activities including individual study, group activities, worksheets, note-taking and regular assessments in class.

Work will be text, number and graph based.

#### Career and Progression Opportunities

Many Award in Number & Measure students who then study GCSE Maths are able to progress to a variety of careers.

#### Course Structure and Assessment

The course is externally assessed through one written paper made up as follows:

 Section A Section B Total Marks Duration: 60 minutes 30 minutes Marks: 50 30 80 Calculator rules: Calculator allowed Non calculator