Useful resources for students self-studying Core Maths

AMSP Core Maths platform

These interactive study packages are tailored to each awarding organisation specification and include auto-marked assessments. Students can obtain login details from the maths department at their school or college, provided it has registered with the AMSP

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Self-studying new topics, practicing, revising and extra challenge.

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Questions Inspired by a News Story (QUIBANS)

These real-media articles are accompanied by maths questions and answers. They aim to provoke mathematical questions and are of particular interest for teachers and students of Core Maths.

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Exploring the maths involved in news articles and reports.

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Core Maths on Nrich

Interesting problems, hints and solutions relating to the different aspects of Core Maths. Topics include problem solving, number, finance, probability and statistics.

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Exploring real-life problems which involve the use of maths to make decisions.

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Risky Talk podcast with David Spiegelhalter

How can we best communicate the risks and the evidence on the most pressing issues of the day – from genetics and nutrition, to climate change and immigration? David Spiegelhalter is joined by the world’s top experts to tackle urgent, practical challenges which affect us all.

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Wider perspectives on the role of risk in society and how we should think and talk about it.

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BBC Radio 4 More or Less Podcast

These podcasts explore the numbers and statistics used in political debate, the news and everyday life, and include references to many contemporary issues.

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Wider perspectives on the role of maths in considering topical debates.

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