# Maths A Level at St Andrew's Catholic School

## Course description

**Year 12**

**Core Maths 1**: Introduction to Calculus. Arithmetic series. Algebra of lines, tangents and normals and quadratic curves and functions.**Core Maths 2 :**More work with calculus. Geometric series. Algebra of circles. Working in Radians, Solving trigonometric equations.**Statistics 1**: Working with data. Probability. Correlation and Regression. Discrete random variables and The Normal Distribution.

**Year 13 **

**Core Maths 3**: Calculus and trig functions. Trigonometry, Numerical Methods and an introduction to proof. Logarithms and exponential functions.**Core Maths 4 :**Calculus with trig, exponential and log functions. Introduction to differential equations. Coordinate geometry(parametric form) and Vectors.**Mechanics 1 :**Constant acceleration formulae. Newton’s laws of motion. Resolving forces for static and moving objects. Moments and vectors.

## Entry requirements

A in Maths

## Assessment

**AS **

**Core 1**– Written Paper 1hr 30 min. Examination paper (75 raw marks / 100 UMS). 8-12 questions start easy getting harder and more involved. 1/3rd of the total AS marks, 1/6th of the total A Level.**Core 2**– Written Paper 1hr 30 min. Examination paper (75 raw marks / 100 UMS). 8-12 questions start easy getting harder and more involved. 1/3rd of the total AS marks, 1/6th of the total A Level.**S1**– Written Paper 1hr 30 min. Examination paper (75 raw marks / 100 UMS). 8-12 questions start easy getting harder and more involved. 1/3rd of the total AS marks, 1/6th of the total A Level.

**A2 **

**Core 3**– Written Paper 1hr 30 min. Examination paper (75 raw marks / 100 UMS). 8-12 questions start easy getting harder and more involved. 1/3rd of the total A2 marks, 1/6th of the total A Level.**Core 4**– Written Paper 1hr 30 min. Examination paper (75 raw marks / 100 UMS). 8-12 questions start easy getting harder and more involved. 1/3rd of the total A2 marks, 1/6th of the total A Level.**M1**– Written Paper 1hr 30 min. Examination paper (75 raw marks / 100 UMS). 8-12 questions start easy getting harder and more involved. 1/3rd of the total A2 marks, 1/6th of the total A Level.

## How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Andrew's Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 06 June 2016