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

You can access Maths eBooks for free from home or college 24/7, which 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.

Basic Maths For Dummies
Read on VLe Books
Maths The Basic Skills
Read on VLe Books

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 their content or availability.

On Maths logoCentury Tech:
Century identifies gaps in knowledge & misconceptions whilst creating a personalised learning path, tailored to the needs of every learner.

How to log in to Century Tech
My Maths logoMyMaths: A great place to learn Maths.
Password information can be found on the Library's Moodle page
BBC Bitesize logoBBC Bitesize: Using numbers, carrying out calculations and interpreting results. Learning resources for students of Functional Skills in England.
Corbettmaths logoCorbett Maths: An excellent maths resource where you can watch instructional videos and try sample questions.
IXL logoIXL: A range of online practise questions by topic. If GCSE level practise is needed, select 'Year 11' and above.
Khan Academy logoKhan Academy: Learn Maths from basic to advanced from video tutorials and tests.
Maths Genie logoMaths Genie: A great site for your maths revision. There are lots of how-to videos and lots of sample questions.
Maths Made Easy logoMaths Made Easy: Past exam papers, videos and revision papers by topic.
Maths Watch logoMr Barton Maths:
Whether you are preparing for an exam, missed a lesson, or just want to test yourself, you will be sure to find something in this section to help you.
On Maths logoOn Maths: Past exam papers, videos and revision papers by topic.

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 displayed in the Library for you to answer in a diary which you receive at the start of the scheme.

It's never too late to join in, click the image below for more information!

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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.

The Library's 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 with information on which areas or topics you would like help with. We will then arrange an appointment with you as soon as possible.

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