Mathematics A Level at The Whitstable School
Summary Of Skills Students Gain By Studying This Subect:
Maths is one of the best subjects to develop your analytical,research and problem solving skills.Not only will studying maths help give you the knowledge to takle scientific,mechanical,coding and abstract problems,it will also help you develop logic to tackle everyday issues like planning projects,managing budgets and debating effectively.
Potential Topics That You Will Be Studied.
Data presentation and interpretation
Quantities and units in mechanics
Forces and Newton's laws
Algebra and functions
Coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane
Sequences and series
Exponentials and logarithms
Differentiation and intergration
Students are required to have achieved at least 5 GCSE grade C or above including English Language at grade 5 or above and Maths at grade 7 or above.
3 Equally weighted examination papers (all with calculator)
Pure Maths 1 (2 hours)
Pure Maths 2 (2 hours)
Statistics and Mechanics (2 hours)
Just about everything! People with Mths degrees and other qualifications can go into:accounting,medicine,engineering,forensic pathology,finance,business,consultancy,teaching,IT,games development,scientific research,programming,civil service,design,construction and astrophysics to name a few......
It's not surprising that Maths was the most popular A-level choice of 2013
A spokesperson for the institute of Mathematics and its Applications said;"A-Level maths is tremendously important.It provides a firm foundation for all scientific,technical,engineering and mathematical careers and a flying start for many other types of career,such as those in finance,medicine,agriculture.....etc.The list is endless.
Maths is a 'facilating"subject which means that it will help you to study lots of other subjects and pursue lots of different careers.
To find out more about this qualification please contact Mr Costley firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply
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