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Further Mathematics A Level at Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

Course description

Each unit contains a prerequisite understanding of some parts of the linear mathematics specifications. All papers are equally weighted and all are assessed through a ninety minute, written, calculator paper. Further Mathematics students are taught separately from Mathematics students and receive 16 lessons per fortnight in which they cover both the mathematics and further mathematics course.

Entry requirements

Further Mathematics candidates will also study Mathematics.

-APS 5.5+

- 7 in GCSE Mathematics

Further Mathematics candidates will also study Mathematics

Assessment

Paper 1  (25%) - Further Pure Mathematics 1

Paper 2 - (25%) - Further Pure Mathematics 2

Paper 3 - (25%) - Further Mathematics Option 1

Paper 4 - (25%) - Further Mathematics Option 2

Options include Further Statistics, Further Mechanics and Decision Maths. The subject is for someone who enjoys mathematics.  It provides a challenge and a chance to explore new and/or more sophisticated mathematical concepts.

Future opportunities

It is a good all-round supplement to any higher education application but is particularly suitable for candidates considering Chemistry, Physics, Natural Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics at University. Of course, mathematical skills and knowledge are vital in many areas and useful in most others.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bennett Memorial Diocesan School directly.

Last updated date: 09 November 2017
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