Moving on: Year 7 Maths

Course Overview

Is your child heading to high school or already attends one? Do you struggle to support them in Maths? If you answered yes to either of those questions why not enrol onto Moving to Year 7 Maths. This course allows parents to grasp the key areas in secondary Maths like, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pythagoras theorem, Ratio and proportion. Don't let all this terminology scare you! This course will guide you step by step in how to tackle questions in these topics and how you can support your child at home! These easy and simplified tutorials will bring out the mathematician in you!

What Will I Learn and How Will I be Learning?

Through a gentle introduction to Year 7 Maths you will look at how schools are teaching different topics and how you can support your child with their Maths at home. You will look at the Key areas in Number, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics, Probability and Ratio and proportion.

At the end of the session you will be able to:

1. Understand what your children in high school are working on in Maths.

2. Understand the 6 areas of Mathematics.

3. Work out questions on simple algebra and trigonometry.

4. Identify and explain the terminology used in Mathematics.

5. Know some useful websites and applications to support your child’s learning.

6. Identify further learning opportunities and aspirations

Entry Requirements

In order to attend this session you should be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English at Entry Level 3 and above.

Learners will need access to a computer, laptop or tablet device with access to the internet.  

All devices should have a camera, sound and a microphone so they are able to interact with their teacher and peers during the course. 

The course will be delivered online using Zoom and learners will be sent the join details and links prior to the course. Zoom can be accessed via an app on a smart phone, tablet or iPad or alternatively via the relevant website: https://www.zoom.us.

All learners will need to enrol online prior to any course starting through the colleges online enrolment portal: https://enrol.lal.ac.uk/

Direct enrolment links to specific courses will be provided.

What Can I Do Next?

Following completion of this course the following progression option(s) are available:

• Coding with your child

• Catch up with your Maths

• Digitals storytelling

• Maths Functional skills

Lancashire Adult Learning run other associated and general interest courses – please see the latest course brochure for details. Or contact the Partnership & Recruitment Officer’s for Health & Well-being using the following email address: proteam@lal.ac.uk

Additional Information

How long is the course?

This course is a 1 day session.

So the course can start on time, it’s important to be ready to join your online course 15 minutes prior to the official start time.

It would be useful to have a pen and paper so you can make notes throughout the course. It is also advised to have some scissors and a glue stick to hand. The resource packs contain all other resources you will need and will be available for you to pick up before the course starts.

What happens next

Once you’ve enrolled onto an online course, your tutor will get in touch with you ahead of your course start date to discuss how to access your online programme and will provide support with this process, where required.

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Please note that our courses are eligible for adults aged 19+ who live in Lancashire. Find out more here.

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