Course Overview

This course is ideal for learners who have a strong interest in working with numbers and problem solving. The course covers topics such as indices, surds, polynominals, co-ordinate geometry and graphs, differentiation and integration, quadratic theory, trigonometry, sequences and series algebra, numerical methods, differential equations, vectors, force as a vector, equilibrium of a particle, kinematics and many more.

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?

This course is aimed at 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
  • Would like to progress in any career which involves Mathematics, such as Engineering, Sciences, Accountancy, Finance


What will you learn?

  This course is assessed by exams. The Units are:

  • Proof
  • Algebra and functions
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Sequences and series
  • Trigonometry
  • Exponentials and logarithms
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Vectors
  • Quantities and units in mechanics
  • Kinematics
  • Forces and Newton’s law
  • Statistical sampling
  • Data presentation and interpretation
  • Probability
  • Statistical distributions
  • Statistical hypothesis testing

A Level

Course Leader:
Ian Thompson

Course Length:
Two Years

Entry Requirements:
GCSE Maths at Grade 6 and an average points score of 5.7 or above.

How is the course assessed:
This course is assessed by exams.