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Mathematics A Level at Paddington Academy

Course description

- studying Maths at a deeper level
- gaining two A-levels in Maths – Maths and Further Maths
- the strong foundation that a deeper understanding of Maths gives them for study in other areas
- that Maths complements many other A-level subjects
- building mathematical skills that will help them in a variety of careers.
- understanding of the Mathematics, both practical and theoretical, that underpin nearly all aspects of our lives
- acute logical thinking and problem-solving abilities

Course content

Overarching Themes:
Mathematical argument, language and proof
Mathematical problem solving
Mathematical modelling

Content:
Pure: Proof, Complex numbers, Matrices, Further Algebra and Functions, Further Calculus, Further Vectors, Polar coordinates, Hyperbolic functions, Differential equations, Trigonometry, Coordinate geometry

Statistics: Discrete random variables and expectation, Poisson distribution, Type I and II errors, Continuous random variables, Chi tests, Exponential distribution, Inference

Mechanics: Dimensional analysis, Momentum and collisions, Work energy and power, Circular motion, Centres of mass and moments

Assessment

(Three A-Level Exams taken summer 2018 – see A Level Maths)
AQA: Three A-Level Further Maths exams, taken summer 2019
Edexcel: Four A-Level Further Maths exams, taken summer 2019

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Paddington Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 April 2017
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