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A Level: Mathematics at Wreake Valley Sixth Form

Course description

In AS you will be studying three modules:-

Two in Pure Maths and include work on Co-ordinate Geometry, Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry and Exponential Functions. The third module is in Statistics.

In A2 you will be again studying three modules:-

Two in Pure Maths extending your work from AS Level. The third module is in Mechanics.

Course content

Course content

Pure mathematics

  • Proof
  • Algebra and functions
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Sequences and series
  • Trigonometry
  • Exponentials and logarithms
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Numerical methods

Mechanics

  • Vectors
  • Quantities and units in mechanics
  • Kinematics
  • Forces and Newton's laws
  • Moments

Statistics

  • Statistical sampling
  • Data presentation and Interpretation
  • Probability
  • Statistical distributions
  • Statistical hypothesis testing

Entry requirements

To join the Sixth Form there is an entry requirement of 5 good passes at GCSE (at least a C or a grade 4).  This must include English and / or Maths at a grade 4.

There are additional entry criteria for Literature, Maths, and Science subjects.

Maths requires at least a grade 5 from the Higher tier paper.

Assessment

Three x 2 hour papers sat at the end of Year 13.

Paper 1 Pure Mathematics.

Paper 2 Pure and Mechanics.

Paper 3 Pure and Statistics.

There is no coursework in this A Level.

Financial information

Free to home students.

Future opportunities

Students then continue to an enormous variety of university courses including Accountancy, Law, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics, Medicine and all the Sciences, although some choose to go directly into work.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification please visit the Wreake Valley Academy website or speak to your class teacher if you are a student at Wreake Valley.

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: 23 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: AQA Maths 7357
  • Web url: www.wvacademy.org

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