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Course overview

Places are still available on this course - please register your interest.

This FREE course will give you the opportunity to explore fun and creative ways to engage and inspire children to learn maths. On this course you will be introduced to problem solving and number work methods used in primary schools to teach maths and ways to practice at home. These sessions will allow you to practise these techniques in an informal and friendly environment with an experienced primary school teacher.

During the course you will be:

  • experience engaging maths based games and creating a game involving measuring and nets etc

  • using problem solving skills to look at logic, picture and reasoning skills.

  • finding a way to break problems up into step by step chunks.

  • looking at how to support children at home and answer maths questions

  • look at how to use math resources to support child’s learning – Number lines, squares etc.

This course is supported by Multiply funding. Multiply is the Government funded campaign within the Skills for Life Strategy aimed at supporting adults to improve their skills and confidence with everyday maths. Multiply offers easy access to free courses and initiatives where you can build your confidence in using numbers at work or in everyday life, or even gain a qualification.  Visit skillsforlife.campaign.gov.uk/multiply to find out about Multiply.                          

Before the course begins, the tutor will contact you to confirm a place and check for any support needs to ensure that the course is suitable for you. We will endeavour where possible to meet your needs.

All materials and equipment will be provided on this course.

Session details

We understand it can be difficult for you to take the first steps and try something new so on the first day of the course, our friendly tutor will talk to you about the course and offer some useful information and advice.

Eligibility criteria

This course is supported by Multiply funding. Multiply is the Government funded campaign within the Skills for Life Strategy aimed at supporting adults to improve their skills and confidence with everyday maths.

Learners must be aged 19 or over from 1st August 2022

Unfortunately you will not be eligible to enrol on this course if you live in Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley, Solihull or Birmingham.

The course is FREE for those who are eligible to enrol on the course.


Venue and accessibility

If you have any Covid symptoms, please let your tutor know and do not attend your class until you feel better

Creative Training Spaces
8 Duke Street




What to Do Next

At the end of the course, the tutor will help and advise you on your next steps into further learning or work opportunities. You can also search for more courses on Learn Telford which we regularly update with details of new courses throughout the year.

We offer a wide range of short taster courses you can try in community centres around Telford and, when you feel ready to take your learning further, we can offer you an opportunity to join an accredited course and help you gain a qualification.

For learners looking for work or who want a change in career, we can offer you advice to guide you in the right direction and opportunities to gain qualifications in English and maths in Functional Skills up to Level 2.

For enquiries contact:

Opening Hours 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: 01952 382888

Email: support@learntelford.ac.uk

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