Presentation on theme: "N UMERACY IS E VERYWHERE, YOU And YOU need it!. W HY ? In NI, 1 in 4 adults have poor numeracy skills. Therefore 1 in 4 people are more likely to be unemployed."— Presentation transcript:
N UMERACY IS E VERYWHERE, YOU And YOU need it!
W HY ? In NI, 1 in 4 adults have poor numeracy skills. Therefore 1 in 4 people are more likely to be unemployed or in low paid jobs. ONE You don’t want to be the ONE in four.
S O WHAT CAN YOU DO ? 1. Attitude -Take every opportunity to improve your skills not just in Maths Lessons. 2. Attendance -You must be at school fully equipped to learn. 3. Achievement -Learn the basics. -Complete all work, ask for help and do your best.
Y EAR 8, 9,10 Year 10 is a very important year However, The preparation starts in Year 8!
C OMPETITION T IME Regular competitions. Look out for the posters. With achievements points and prizes up for grabs. Our First Competition:ESTIMATION -person with closest answer by next Thursday gets a prize. -Leave answers in the box in porch of Room 25, put your name and form class.