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Mathematics A Level at The Green School

Course description

The course aims to build up your knowledge and application of Mathematics to aid problem solving and modelling of real life situations. The Statistics module explores the use of data in everyday life and links well with Life Sciences, such as Biology, Geography, Sociology and Psychology. The Mechanics module looks at the forces and motions used by us all in everyday situations and links well with Physics.

You will develop independent learning, problem solving, logical and methodical thinking, higher order thinking skills, analytical and manipulative skills.

Entry requirements

GCSE Maths at Grade 7 or above.


A-level Mathematics, two year course The examining board is EDEXCEL. There are 3 units.

Across year 12 and 13 you will study Pure Mathematics 1, Pure Mathematics 2, Statistics and Mechanics.

All modules are assessed by a single 2hour exam paper (2hours in length) All papers carry equal weighting. Pure Mathematics 1 & 2 are worth 100 Marks each The Statistics and Mechanics Paper is also worth 100 Marks (50 marks for Statistics and 50 marks for Mechanics).

Future opportunities

Mathematics is a very versatile subject and is useful for practically every career. It can be studied as a single subject at university, but it also pairs up particularly well in joint honours degrees, including Geography, Sciences, Astronomy, Languages and Business.

As well as Mathematics being a well-respected A Level and degree, the skills of logic developed and the knowledge which you will have learnt are useful in a vast array of future careers – not just accountancy!

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Green School directly.

Last updated date: 08 December 2016
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