Basic Skills in Adult Literacy & Numeracy (ALAN)
These are available for pupils in secondary schools, particularly 14-19 students. Edexcel offer online on demand testing at levels 1 and 2. Level 2 qualification counts as Functional Skills.
For more information about ALAN qualifications for adults please go to the Move On website. Here you will find more resources and teaching materials.
Basic Skills Agency's Secondary Quality Mark (BSQM)
This is a valuable tool for planning, monitoring and evaluating support for under attaining pupils in English and maths. Several Kent secondary schools have been awarded the quality mark for their effective practice. For more information about the secondary quality mark contact email@example.com
Some Useful Links
The QIA Excellence Gateway have produced a comprehensive document for the piloting of functional skills.
See also the Qualification & Curriculum Authority's Functional Skills site.