Larkhall Academy

National 3 Lifeskills

Course Content

Unit 1

Managing Money

 Manage money in real-life contexts

-  Income and expenditure (including %)

-  Budgets

-  Savings plans

-  Best deals

-  Bar graphs

 

Unit 2

Shape, Space and Measures

 Timetables

 Perimeter (2D shapes)

 Area (2D shapes)

 Volume of a cuboid

 Street directions (turn left, 2nd right etc)

 Scale drawings

 Number patterns (completing tables)

 

Unit 3

Numeracy

 Basic Arithmetic

- Whole numbers ( + , - , x , ÷ )

- Decimals ( + , - , x , ÷ )

- Fractions ( + , - )

- Percentage of an amount

 Measuring and reading scales

 Probability (likelihood)

Assessment

You need to pass three component
units in the course.

The titles of the three component units are:

 Managing Money

 Shape, Space and Measures

 Numeracy

 

Progression

Successful completion of the National 3 Lifeskills Course can be followed by National 4 Maths (over two years if necessary) in S5/S6.

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