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Mathematics AS/A Level at Helsby High School

Course description

Why should I choose Maths?

  • Maths is the most popular A Level in the UK and Further Maths is growing every year.
  • In 2014 34% of AS Mathematicians at Helsby High School gained grade A, 57% A—B and 83% A—D.
  • 75% of AS Level Further Mathematicians gained grades A,100% A-D
  • 46% of A Level Mathematicians at Helsby High School gained A*- A, 75% A*- B and 88% A*-C
  • 100% of A Level Further Mathematicians gained grades A*-A

Course content

We currently have three A level Maths classes and one A Level Further Maths class running in each year group.  In Year 12 Maths AS Level consists of three modules; two core modules (C1 and C2) and one Statistics module (S1).  AS Further Maths in Year 12 consists of four modules; D1, M1, FP1 and M2. Three of these modules, one of which has to be FP1 comprise AS Further Maths.  In Year 13 A Level Maths consists of two more core modules (C3 and C4) and one extra applied module.  A Level Further Mathematicians take FP2, DE and M3.

Entry requirements

In order to be able to take AS Maths we would expect students to obtain at least grade B at GCSE Maths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Helsby High School directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2016

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