Maths in context

The STEM Subject Choice and Careers Project funded by the DCSF is producing a range of Maths teaching resources. They are designed to link the world of work with the maths curriculum at KS3 and 4.

Stem Car Artistic triangles
Artistic Triangles
5-page Document
(PDF, 253Kb)
StemCar_MoreArttriangles
More Artistic Triangles

7-Page Document
(PDF, 293Kb)
Working internationally
Working internationally

6-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 682Kb)
Taking a risk
Taking a risk

6-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 648Kb)
 Packaging design
Packaging design

7-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 2.15Mb)
 Carbon footprint
Carbon footprints

6-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 395Kb)
Stem Careers Dispensing A
Dispensing

5-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 398Kb)
 Stem Careers Working In Tourism
Working in tourism

6-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 1.11Mb)
Stem Careers Logistics
Logistics

5-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 1.76Mb)
 Stem careers pentagon patterns
Pentagon patterns

6-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 907Kb)
Stem careers keeping a house warm
Keeping a house warm

5-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 1.36Mb)

 

Maths Lesson Starters

Graphs make sense
Graphs that make sense

4-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 680Kb)
Match the jobs
Match the jobs

7-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 1.15Mb)
Thinking ahead
Thinking Ahead
4-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 974Kb)
What's the question
What’s the question

7-page Acrobat Document
(PDF, 3.82Mb)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out the STEM Subject Choice and Careers videos  here.

Watch STEM Career Role Models – Graham Gannon: Entrepreneur talk about maths and his work on Teacher TV. Graham is a STEM Ambassador.

More maths in the real world resources

cre8ate maths is a project based in Yorkshire developing curriculum materials by teachers for teachers set in the world of work aimed at KS3.

Bowland Maths produce innovative resources aimed at 11-14 based on case study problems – linked to real life or fantasy.

Related download

Where the maths you learn is used (PDF, 6.51Mb)

Explicit links from the mathematics curriculum to applications in science, technology, business and industry…