Mathematics A level at Waddesdon CofE School
Students will be expected to have taken the Higher Tier examination at GCSE and achieved a B grade or better in both Maths GCSEs they sat. In addition students will be expected to pass an algebra test based on GCSE work in order to proceed with the course as this provides students with the foundations to succeed with this course. For the first two weeks of the AS Mathematics course, these basic algebra skills will be revised during lessons. Students will sit the test the week beginning the 14th September 2015.
An A-Level Mathematics is a much sought after qualification for entry to a wide variety of full-time courses in Higher Education. There are also many areas of employment that see a Mathematics A-Level as an important qualification and it is often a requirement for the vocational qualifications related to these areas.
Higher Education courses or careers that either require A-Level Mathematics or are strongly related include: Economics, Medicine, Architecture, Engineering, Accountancy, Teaching, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Computing, Information Technology.
Students can follow a course in Mathematics at degree level or even continue further as a postgraduate involved in mathematical research after studying AS and A-Level.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waddesdon CofE School directly.