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Maths AS/A2 Level at The Bulmershe School

Course description

The Mathematics courses have been developed to make the study of Mathematics post GCSE accessible to a broad range of students with diverse career aspirations. The courses are designed to enable students to:

•Further develop mathematical skills and their use in more challenging and sometimes less structured problems

•Develop logical reasoning skills

•Use Mathematics as an effective means of communication

•Recognise how situations can be represented mathematically and understand relations between ‘real world’ problems and mathematical models

•Develop an awareness of the relevance of Mathematics to other fields of study.

Course content

AS Level Modules

•Core 1

•Core 2

•Decision 1

A2 Level Modules

•Core 3

•Core 4

•Mechanics 1

Entry requirements

Students are required to achieve a minimum of a high grade B, but preferably a grade A or A* at GCSE.

Assessment

Assessments are all exam-based, with the AS exams taken at the end of Year 12 and the A2 exams taken at the end of Year 13.

Future opportunities

Almost any university course or job values A Level Maths. However, if you wish to study Maths itself at university or apply for Engineering at certain universities you are advised to take both Maths and Further Maths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Bulmershe School directly.

Last updated date: 01 September 2016

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