Mathematics at The Sixth Form College Colchester
A level Mathematics is a qualification that is highly prized by employers and universities alike and it offers excellent support to a wide range of other subjects as well as being an interesting subject in its own right. You will build on work you have studied at GCSE and develop an understanding of new concepts and techniques for solving a varity of abstraact mathematical problems as well as those with real world applications. The content includes work on pure maths (with a focus on advanced algebra and trigonometry) and statistics.
A grade A* or A (or grades 7,8,9) in GCSE Mathematics is the normal requirement for those taking AS Mathematics. If you achieve a grade B (or 6) it is recommended that you take AS Statistics.
Students who achieve a grade B (or 6) but who feel they might need Mathematics for a possible degree course will be considerd if they pass an algebra and trigonometry test at Enrolment.
The test is to identify that students have mastery of the work at GCSE. Successful students will then also be required to take the Edexcel Algebra Award as a 5th subject.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sixth Form College Colchester directly.