Maths A Level


What will I learn?

 

Paper 1 and Paper 2 – Core material

  • Proof
  • Algebra and functions
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Sequences and series
  • Trigonometry
  • Exponentials and logarithms
  • Differentiation
  • Integration

Paper 1 only

  • Vectors
  • Quantities and units in mechanics
  • Kinematics
  • Forces and Newton’s law

Paper 2 only

  • Statistical sampling
  • Data presentation and interpretation
  • Probability
  • Statistical distributions
  • Statistical hypothesis testing

 

  • Numerical methods

Paper 2 All material from AS Paper 1 extended, plus:

  • Moments

Paper 3 All material from AS Paper 2 extended

Entry Requirements

GCSE Maths at grade 6 or above and a GCSE points average of 5.7.

How long will it take to qualify?

Two years

How will I be assessed?

For A Level there will be three 2-hour exams.

Additional Learning Opportunities

There is the opportunity to take part in a national Mathematics competition as well as attending the popular Scary Maths classes that take place at lunchtime.

Who is this course aimed at?

Mathematics is attractive to students who:

  • have an interest in and enthusiasm for Mathematics
  • enjoy problem-solving and developing ideas in a mathematical context
  • enjoy relating Mathematics to real life situations, in particular, how mathematical models can be used to simulate these situations
  • are interested in any career which involves Mathematics, such as Engineering, Sciences, Accountancy, Finance
  • need Mathematics to support other subjects such as Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Psychology

What next?

Mathematics is highly valued in careers including retail, banking, accountancy, engineering and other science routes and also complements studies in humanities and social sciences.

Note

Students who wish to progress to a Mathematics-related degree should consider the Further Maths Option.

Summary

Level

  • A Level

Subject

  • Maths

Course Length

  • 2 Years

Age

  • 16+

Get in touch

John Leggott College
West Common Lane
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire, DN17 1DS

Tel: +44(0)1724 282998,
​​​​​​​Email: info@leggott.ac.uk

Partners

  • Northern Lincolnshire Education Consortium

Accreditations

  • Sixth Form Colleges Association
  • Ofsted Good Provider