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Qualification

A Level

Why study this course?

• If you are interested and enjoy Mathematics

• If you are interested in explanations about the world around you

• If you want to acquire skills and knowledge, which will be useful in Higher Education, the Sciences and Business

• If you want to enhance your employability

• Mathematics complements many other subjects such as Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Psychology and DT

Potential careers:

  • • Engineering

    • Business

    • Accountancy

    • Sports Science

    • Architecture

    • Investment Banker

    • Education

    • Economics

    • Insurance

    • IT/Computing

    • Aerospace and Defence

    • Automotive Industry

    • Construction

    • Cryptography

Course content

All Maths A Levels now include Core, Mechanics and Statistics.

You may study some/all of the following:

• Topics covered include:

• Algebra and functions

• Coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane

• Differentiation

• Exponentials and logarithms

• Integration

• Sequences and series

• Trigonometry

• Numerical methods

• Vectors

Statistics and Mechanics to include:

• Statistical Sampling

• Data Presentation and Interpretation

• Probabilities

• Statistical Distributions

• Statistical Hypotheses Testing

• Quantities and Units in Mechanics

• Kinematics

• Forces and Newton’s Law

• Moments

Assessment

• Three, 2 hour exams, at the end of Year 13.

Staff contact:

Mr T Riley or Mr A Wiggins