National 5 Lifeskills Mathematics

Recommended entry: This course is suitable for learners who are secure in their attainment of the National 4 Lifeskills Mathematics course, or have equivalent qualification or experience.

Skills, knowledge & understanding:
This course will develop learners’ ability to:

  • analyse real-life situations and problems involving mathematics.
  • identify valid mathematical operational skills to tackle real-life situations or problems.
  • use a range of mathematical operational skills to an appropriate degree of accuracy.
  • use mathematical reasoning skills to draw conclusions or justify decisions.
  • communicate mathematical information in an appropriate way.

Progression: On successful completion of this course, the learner could progress to National 5 Mathematics.


Useful Documents

N5 Lifeskills Mathematics Course Notes [PASSWORD PROTECTED]


SQA Past Papers

National 5 Lifeskills Mathematics 2016

National 5 Lifeskills Mathematics 2015

National 5 Lifeskills Mathematics 2014

Marking instructions

National 5 Lifeskills Mathematics 2016 Marking Instructions

National 5 Lifeskills Mathematics 2015 Marking Instructions

National 5 Lifeskills Mathematics 2014 Marking Instructions