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Mastery-Based Learning | Percentages

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About Course

Live tutor led group lessons
1 hour per week (12 in total)
Self-study time 
4 – 6 hours per week
Pass mark
Weekly sessions on Sundays
12:30pm to 1.30pm (UK time)
Zaynab S
        Pupils will be assigned homework to complete.
The Mastery-Based Percentages course helps pupils develop the confidence and the skill to calculate percentages mentally as well as using a calculator. Learn key facts and develop problem-solving strategies. Understand that a percentage is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of 100. The pupils get to explore ‘one whole’ divided into 100 equal parts and use the sign %.

Pupils explore the use of percentages in business accounts and finance. Calculate sales discounts, interest rates, profits and of course, tax. Mentally calculate the percentage of an amount from a test or any other given quantities. They also explore its usefulness in probability, nutritional facts, areas, etc.

Pupils experience converting percentages to fractions and decimals and fractions and decimals to percentages.

This course is ideal for students who want to deepen their understanding of the concept of percentages.
This course is especially suitable for pupils studying towards achieving grades 3, 4 and 5 in Maths GCSE.

  • Key Stage 2/3: Years 6, 7, 8 and 9
  • GCSE Foundation Maths grades 3, 4 and 5
  • Functional skills Maths level 1 & 2
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What Will You Learn?

  • Recognise the use of percentages in the real world.
  • Change percentages to fractions and fractions to percentages.
  • Change percentages to decimals and decimals to percentages.
  • Mentally calculate percentage of an amount.
  • End of course quiz.

Course Content

Diagnostic test for percentages course

  • Diagnostic Test for Percentages Course

Topic 1. Introduction to Percentages

Topic 2. Equivalent: Percentages, Fractions and Decimals
Explore and recognise the equivalent percentage, fraction and decimal. Learn to convert percentage to fraction and decimal.

Topic 3. Find Percentage of an Amount
The pupil shall use percentage calculations to express the grades from a test. The pupil will explore how percentage is used in probability, nutritional facts, areas, etc.

Topic 4. Express One Quantity as a Percentage of Another

End of Course Assessment

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