Maths and English for Childcare: Functional Skills (UK ed.)

Maths and English for Childcare: Functional Skills (UK ed.)

By: Karen Coombes (author)Paperback

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This write-in workbook is an invaluable resource to help students improve their Maths and English skills and help prepare for Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Skills exams. The real-life questions are all written with a Childcare context to help students find essential Maths and English theory understandable, engaging and achievable. Written by Karen Coombes, lecturer with a wealth of experience in the Childcare industry, this workbook is an effective resource to support Maths and English learning in the classroom, at work and for personal study at home.

About Author

Andrew Spencer has studied education both within Australia and overseas. He has a Bachelor of Education, as well as a Masters of Science in which he specialised in teacher education. Andrew has extensive experience in teaching secondary mathematics throughout New South Wales and South Australia for well over fifteen years. He has taught a range of subject areas including Maths, English, Science, Classics, Physical Education and Technical Studies. His sense of the importance of practical mathematics continued to develop with the range of subject areas he taught in. Karen Coombes became a childcare practitioner following a career move when her own children were young. She worked in a variety of childcare settings and job roles across Greater Manchester, focusing on working with children with special educational needs. Karen achieved a Level 4 Childcare qualification and also a Masters of Education specialising in Basic Skills. She has extensive experience in teaching post-16 year olds, and for the last 17 years she has taught a range of subject areas, including Childcare, Teaching Assistants, Health and Social Care, English, Maths and IT.


1. Spelling 2. Alphabetising 3. Comprehension 4. Grammar 5. Punctuation 6. Formal letter writing 7. General mathematics 8. Basic operations 9. Decimals 10. Fractions 11. Percentages 12. Measurement conversions 13. Earning wages 14. Squaring numbers 15. Vouchers 16. Deals 17. Reading, interpreting and understanding information in tables and charts 18. Practice written exam

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781408083123
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781408083123
  • weight: 304
  • ISBN10: 1408083124
  • edition: UK ed.

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