Mathematics A level Edexcel

Course Entry Requirements: Grade 7/8/9 at GCSE Mathematics.

OVERVIEW OF COURSE

Students build a strong platform of core skills (algebra, trigonometry, curve sketching and calculus) which can be applied in a variety of increasingly challenging problems, as well as modelling real life situations in statistics and mechanics. We use a variety of approaches: teacher led explanations, modelling good practice, questioning, individual work, interactive games and peer demonstrations.

COURSE DETAILS AND ASSESSMENT INFORMATION:

The content of A level mathematics is now the same for all exam boards. All students are required to study statistics and mechanics as well as pure mathematics. Although they are now separate qualifications, the AS content is still required for the A-level. Therefore all year 12 students will cover AS mathematics in year 12 and may be entered for the AS if they do not continue the course to year 13. This is examined by two written papers.  The A level qualification will be taken in three written papers at the end of year 13, two Pure Maths papers and one Statistics and Mechanics paper.

We also offer Further Maths as a separate A-Level. Course details are available here.

WHERE CAN THIS COURSE TAKE ME?

A-Level Maths is a much sought-after qualification for entry into a wide variety of employment and higher education, being a valuable support to areas such as Science, Geography, Psychology, Business and Medicine, as well as a fascinating subject in its own right. A good Maths qualification is regarded highly both by employers and universities, often leading to higher salaries.

Both Mathematics and Engineering courses at university value Further Maths A-level very highly and it gives students a head start to their undergraduate studies.Students are provided with information about a wide range of off-site enrichment opportunities and encouraged to participate in these to enhance their CV.

I CAN FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION BY

Looking at the AMSP website or email cnewell@wykhampark-aspirations.org

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