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Numeracy problems to solve for Key Stage 1, 2 and 3

 Key Stage 1     Solve it...!    Going to the fair

You are going to the fair. You have £10 to spend.

These are what things cost at the fair
 rides £1.50 each drinks £1.00 games 25p a go food £1.25

How will you spend your £10 at the fair?
How many rides will you go on and which rides would you choose?
How many games will you play and which would you choose?
What will you spend on food and drink?
you can make a chart to show what you choose and how you spend your money.

You might like to explore other ways of spending your £10

 Key Stage 2     Solve it...!     Theme Park

You are going on a day trip to the theme park with your friends. You plan to arrive at 9:00am and leave at 7:00 pm. You need to plan your time to get the most enjoyment out of the day and have a plan of action ready. Here is the information you have found on the park's information website.

Rides that usually have a 1 hour wait:
 Thunder Falls Corkscrew Coaster Cave Ride Wildly Wet Loop the Loop Black Hole Big Dipper Get- Wet Log Ride Terrifier

Rides that usually have a 30 minute wait:
 Roller Coaster Double Ferris Wheel Ghost Train Whip-a-round Vampire Ride Wild River

Rides that usually have a 15 minute wait:
 Bumper Cars Whale Ride Ferris Wheel Helicopter Merry-Go-Round Paddle Boat

Films and Shows usually have a 20 minute wait and last 30 minutes.

Plan your timetable of activities for a day at the theme park. Don't forget to include wait time in your plan. Why do some rides have a longer wait time than others? When will you eat?

The coach you are travelling on arrives 1 hour late. How will this change your plans?

 Key Stage 3     Solve it...!     Theme Park

You are going on a day trip to the theme park with your friends. You plan to arrive at 9:00am and leave at 7:00 pm. You need to plan your time to get the most enjoyment out of the day and have a plan of action ready. Here is the information you have found on the park's information website.

Rides that usually have a 1 hour wait:
 Thunder Falls Corkscrew Coaster Cave Ride Wildly Wet Loop the Loop Black Hole Big Dipper Get- Wet Log Ride Terrifier

Rides that usually have a 30 minute wait:
 Roller Coaster Double Ferris Wheel Ghost Train Whip-a-round Vampire Ride Wild River

Rides that usually have a 15 minute wait:
 Bumper Cars Whale Ride Ferris Wheel Helicopter Merry-Go-Round Paddle Boat

Films and Shows usually have a 20 minute wait and last 30 minutes.

Plan your timetable of activities for a day at the theme park. Don't forget to include wait time in your plan. Why do some rides have a longer wait time than others? When will you eat?

The coach you are travelling on arrives 25 minutes late. How will this affect your day?

These problems were sourced by
North East Lincolnshire's Numeracy Team

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