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Developing Functional Skills: Festivals and Celebrations

Challenge reference: 2339

Curriculum areas Communica­tionMathematics
Notional learning hours  10
Level E2
Learning aim

Learners will develop their functional English and Maths skills in the context of activities about festivals and celebrations.

ASDAN skills TeamworkLearningCoping with problemsCommunicationUse of numbers
Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:


Develop knowledge of numbers relating to festivals and celebrations. 

  • Read numbers to 99 on decorations, festival artefacts in words and figures
  • Count food items in groups of two and 10 linked to organising a celebration
  • Solve simple number/money problems using addition + and subtraction -
  • Use words half and quarter linked to foods and artefacts
  • Read signs ½ and ¼

Develop knowledge of shapes, dates and positional language linked to festivals and celebrations.

  • Design festival decorations using at least three 2D and three 3D shapes
  • Draw and name the shapes and their properties
  • Write directions for a character in a story linked to a festival i.e. direct Sita out of the forest/Babushka to the stable
  • Mark dates on a calendar linked to key festivals
  • Sequence the months of the year identifying  key festivals linked to each month

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