Maths A Level
What will I learn?
Paper 1 and Paper 2 – Core material
- Algebra and functions
- Coordinate geometry
- Sequences and series
- Exponentials and logarithms
Paper 1 only
- Quantities and units in mechanics
- Forces and Newton’s law
Paper 2 only
- Statistical sampling
- Data presentation and interpretation
- Statistical distributions
- Statistical hypothesis testing
- Numerical methods
Paper 2 All material from AS Paper 1 extended, plus:
Paper 3 All material from AS Paper 2 extended
GCSE Maths at grade 6 or above and a GCSE points average of 5.7.
How long will it take to qualify?
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
Mathematics is highly valued in careers including retail, banking, accountancy, engineering and other science routes and also complements studies in humanities and social sciences.
Students who wish to progress to a Mathematics-related degree should consider the Further Maths Option.
- A Level
- 2 Years