External Resources for Maths

ELINET website

ELINET website

ELINET, The European Policy Network, has developed a new website called www.eli-net.eu. The website’s purpose is to spread the word of literacy, support the exchange of literacy policies and ideas and share the outcomes of the network.


Research and Practice in Adult Literacies (RaPAL) is the only UK-wide organisation that focuses on the role of literacies in adult life.

Think 3D

Think 3D

Think 3D presents several different three-dimensional shapes for learners to build onto, paint different colours and generally to manipulate and become familiar with.

Tap Tap Blocks

Tap Tap App

Tap Tap Blocks shows a three-dimensional cube. Learners can rotate and manipulate the cube to get a feel for the shape, to count its faces, edges and corners.

Volume of Solids Lite

The App provides a quick and simple way for you to learn and calculate volume of solids. There are six computer animated videos on the volume of the cube, rectangular solid, cylinder, sphere, cone and pyramid. Each video is divided into several different parts that you can easily skipped to.

Protractor 1st

Protractor 1st App

Protractor 1st allows students to identify and change angles. They can type in a number of degrees and see the angle against the protractor scale.

Telling the time

This site offers three interactive activities to help work out the time and understand time.  The interface is adult friendly.  Activities include: Telling the time, AM or PM and the 24 hour clock.


Free, customisable templates for practising numeracy skills. Designed to be used in a blended approach to learning, they provide tutors with an additional resource to enhance classroom delivery.

Maths Online

This website provides lots of maths materials and puzzles.

Maths Challenge

Maths Challenge is a site providing a wide range of maths questions and tasks on everything from ‘what is a prime number’ to rectangle construction. Users can email a maths challenge or questions to the site.