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Mathematics A Level at Newlands Girls' School

Course description

One of the benefits of studying Mathematics is the variety of career paths it provides. It
develops the imagination. It trains the mind in clear and logical thought. It is a challenge because it deals with the questions arising from complex arguments but strives to simplify problems by finding the right concepts and methods to make difficult things easy.

Course content

At AS you will study:

Core 1 & 2 Mathematics: Indices and surds; Polynomials; Coordinate Geometry;
Differentiation, Trigonometry; Sequences and Series; Algebra; Integration
Probability & Statistics: Representation of Data; Probability; Discrete Random Variables;Bivariate Data.
At A2 you will study:

Core 3 & 4 Mathematics: Algebra and Functions; Trigonometry; Differentiation and
Integration; Numerical Methods; Differential Equations; Vectors.
Mechanics: Force as a Vector; Equilibrium of a Particle; Kinematics of Motion in a Straight Line; Newton’s Laws of Motion; Linear Momentum.


Entry requirements

You will require a grade B minimum in Mathematics at GCSE to be considered for this course.


You will sit three module exams in Year 12 and 13. There is no coursework associated with A-level Mathematics

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newlands Girls' School directly.

Last updated date: 21 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years