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A Level Further Mathematics at Boston Spa School

Course description

A-Level further maths supplements and extends the content of the maths course. There is deeper study of calculus nd functions, increasing the range of mathematical techniques that students larn. New topics such as matrices and complex numbers are particular to the further maths course.



Entry requirements

For Further Maths, Grade 7





The course is linear so all the examinations will be taken at the end of Year 13.

Financial information

There will be text books for the new course. A scientific calculator is essential.

Future opportunities

Maths has wide range of applications in most careers, particularly in management & finance, science & technology, education etc etc. It is perhaps this that explains why, according to the Times Education Supplement, people who have studied A level Maths get paid on average 10% more than their peers without maths but similar qualifications. If you wish to study mathematics at University then we advise you to do both maths and further maths.

Further information

For further details or guidance speak to any member of the Maths team

Telephone Boston Spa Sixth Form to make an appointment on 01937 846612


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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 10 January 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years