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Mathematics A Level at Dartford Grammar School for Girls

Course description

A Level Mathematics - Pearson

Students will study a combination of Pure and Applied Mathematics with the applied content drawn from statistics and mechanics. 

Pure Mathematics - proof, algebra and functions, coordinate geometry, sequences and series, trigonometry, exponentials and logarithms, differentiation, integration, vectors and numerical methods.

Mechanics – quantities and units in mechanics, kinematics, forces and Newton’s law and moments.

Statistics – statistical sampling, data presentation and interpretation, probability, statistical distributions and statistical hypothesis testing.

A mixture of class teaching, group work, investigations, and
independent research. There is an increasing emphasis on ICT.

Entry requirements

Grade 7 in Mathematics.


A level Mathematics is a linear programme with all examinations taken at the end of the course, in the summer of Year 13.

External Examinations: 3 papers, each 2 hours long.

Internal Assessments:  Your progress will be regularly monitored throughout the course via a transition assessment, end of unit tests and mock exams.

Future opportunities

Mathematics, Architecture, Business, Science, Engineering, Computing, Medicine, Accountancy, Teaching, Meteorology, Teaching, Finance, Psychology etc.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 November 2017
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