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Maths GCE A Level at Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College

Course description

The A level Maths course builds on the skills, knowledge and techniques you have studied at GCSE. You will develop your understanding of mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence and fosters enjoyment. You will use mathematical argument and reasoning together with mathematical language and proof. As the course progresses, you will take increasing responsibility for your own learning and the evaluation of your own mathematical development. Students will use their mathematical knowledge to problem solve in both familiar and unfamiliar situations. Mathematical modelling of real life problems is also a key feature of the course.

 

Course content

You will study topics from the fields of pure mathematics, mechanics and statistics. The increased importance of the use of technology means all students will need a graphical calculator for this course and you will be expected to use graphing packages. Geogebra can be downloaded free. Assessment at the end of the two years is by three exams of two hours duration.

Entry requirements

GCSE Maths grade 6

Assessment

 

 

 

Financial information

There are no costs associated with this course.

Future opportunities

Mathematics students from Notre Dame progress to a range of universities including Russell Group institutions. As well as mathematical degree courses, A Level Maths enables you to progress on to degree courses such as Medicine, Engineering, Business, Programming, Physics and many others.

Further information

Examination Board: AQA

Did you know?

A pizza that has radius “z” and height “a” has volume Pi × z × z × a.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 31 August 2018
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