Maths Lesson Four

Subject: Maths

Resource type: Lesson

Skills: Creativity, Speaking

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Sell With Social: In this activity, students become social media analysts and advise a sports brand on enhancing sales via social media platforms. Access our comprehensive resource package, including detailed teacher notes, PowerPoint, student worksheet and answer sheet. Adapt to your classroom’s needs for a dynamic learning experience.


A sports clothing brand is launching a new range for men and women. They don’t have a shop, so they use online platforms to sell to customers. The social media officer needs to analyse which posts are most effective in leading to sales. Help the social media officer analyse the performance of the social media platforms and help them to decide which platforms sell the most clothes and how they should use them to launch the new clothing range.

Learning Aim

To analyse data and make observations and recommendations.

Skills Builder Links

Creativity step 6
I use creativity in the context of work.

Speaking step 7
I speak engagingly using facts and examples to support my points.

Curriculum Table

England: The national curriculum (England)Statistics
Pupils should be taught to construct and interpret diagrams for grouped discrete data and continuous data, i.e. histograms with equal and unequal class intervals and cumulative frequency graphs, and know their appropriate use.
Scotland: The National 5 Business ManagementStatistical skills
Comparing data sets using statistics.
Wales: WJEC GCSE in business specificationStatistics
Constructing and interpreting cumulative frequency tables and diagrams using the upper boundaries of the class intervals.