Useful resources for students self-studying Core Maths
AMSP Core Maths Skills course
This self-study online course supports students who are new to studying Core Maths. It helps them to revise topics such as Estimation and accuracy, Interpreting graphs and charts (statistics for life), and Probability.
Supporting students with the transition from GCSE to level 3 courses containing mathematical content.Go to resource
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.Go to resource
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.
Exploring the maths involved in news articles and reports.Go to resource
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.
Students can also sign up to Nrich newsletter.
Exploring real-life problems which involve the use of maths to make decisions.Go to resource
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.
Wider perspectives on the role of risk in society and how we should think and talk about it.Go to resource
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.
Wider perspectives on the role of maths in considering topical debates.Go to resource