Maths

On this page you will find many useful resources suitable for your course including physical Library stock, eBooks, eResources, websites and videos.

Finding Maths Resources

All books have a classification number on the spine. Here are some class marks to get you started. Click on the class marks below to find out what the Library has to offer for each topic. To request to borrow resources, please click here

Selected Maths eBooks

Maths eBooks can be accessed for free from home or college 24/7 and means no lugging heavy books around! Click on one of the eBooks below or visit our eBooks section to search for even more titles. You may need to log in via Shibboleth, or through your institution. Just select 'Northampton College' and log in using your student ID and password.

Maths eResources

Here is a list of commonly used resources. Click an image link to go to that website. Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.

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Khan Academy: Learn Maths from basic to advanced from video tutorials and tests.
MathsWatch: Maths revision for GCSE and AS Level. Password information can be found here on our Moodle page
MyMaths: Great place to learn Maths. Password information can be found here on our Moodle page
100 Hunt: How quickly can you find the numbers? (by ICT Games)
Corbett Maths: An excellent maths resource where you can watch instructional videos and try sample questions.
Maths Genie: A great site for your maths revision. There are lots of how-to videos and lots of sample questions.
On Maths: Past exam papers, videos and revision papers by topic.
Maths Made Easy: Past exam papers, videos and revision papers by topic.
BBC Bitesize: Using numbers, carrying out calculations and interpreting results. Learning resources for students of Functional Skills in England.

Planet eStream Videos

Planet eStream is an amazing video-on-demand service that holds thousands of film, TV and radio resources for use with your studies. Click below to search  videos you may find useful for your course.

To log in:

  1. Go to Planet eStream
  2. Enter your College login details and password then click Log in

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Maths Magician

Maths Magician is a 20-week numeracy scheme using ‘scenarios’ based on practical situations to solve puzzles. Questions for each week are posted on Google Classroom. These will correspond to your Maths Magician pack which you will need to collect from the Library. This will consist of a workbook, weekly information sheets and instruction sheet including your Google Classroom joining code.

Click the image below for more information

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Maths Lab

Maths Lab is available to support you with Functional Skills and GCSE Maths. It is organised by the Maths department. This year they are offering a slightly different service to comply with social distancing, with the following booking system:

Mondays and Tuesdays
Six slots will be available to book, with four slots available for drop-ins, every hour between 8.30am and 4pm.

Wednesday mornings
Six slots will be available to book only, every hour between 8.30am and 12.30pm.

Wednesday afternoons, Thursdays and Fridays
30 minute online slots will be available to book.

Maths Lab Booking Form
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Information and Study skills

The Library can offer support within any of the following areas. Click on any of the topics below to go to the Information and Study Skills Moodle page which includes Study Smart courses for each topic as well as activities, PowerPoint presentations and useful information leaflets.

Northampton College Libraries’ Learning Facilitators are available to support you in developing your writing, computer, information and study skills. They are here to help you on your path to independent learning. If you need help with any of the areas listed above please talk to a Learning Facilitator.

Please note that access to Learning Facilitators this year is via appointment only. Please email library@northamptoncollege.ac.uk with information on which areas or topics you would like help with. We will then arrange an appointment with you as soon as possible.