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Red Funnel Ferries

Resource ID 107321

Lower KS2 Mathematics

Statistics / Handling Data
Interpreting Ferry Data
"Ferry Facts & Figures!"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Description
"Ferry Facts & Figures!"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

107321 - Lower KS2 Low Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

107322 - Lower KS2 High Ability

This is a maths resource that engages students with their ferry crossing with Red Funnel. The resource task enables them to practise their data handling skills. Pupils are asked to read and handle data about the Red Funnel ferries. The task is designed to appeal to students in lower key stage 2.

Contextual Summary


This is a maths resource that engages students with their ferry crossing on Red Funnel ferries. The resource task enables them to practise their data handling skills. Pupils are asked to read and handle data about the Red Funnel ferries.

Key Skills Practised
  • Investigating and comparing statistics
  • Asking and answering various mathematical questions
  • Using appropriate language to make comparisons
  • Identifying appropriate calculation strategies to solve problems
  • Handling larger numbers over 4 digits
  • Writing numbers showing correct place value
Learning Opportunities

Pre-Visit

The tasks are presented in such a way that they can be simplified or made more complex depending on the ability of the pupils. „ The intention is that the tasks are worked on in mixed ability groups offering opportunity for discussion about processes, operations, strategies and evaluations. Students will learn to read and use data using the Red Funnel ferries as their resource material. The relevant information is provided, but further data can be obtained from the Red Funnel website. „ They will use the data to provide answers to given problems, and they will be encouraged to pose their own questions to answer.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate their data handling skills leading to a fluency demanded in the programs of study. They will show evidence of data collection, various recording methods, comparisons and the subsequent use of this data to provide solutions.

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