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Mathematics A level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

Pure mathematics takes up 2/3 of the course including topics on functions, algebra, proof, coordinate geometry, sequences and series, trigonometry, exponentials and logarithms, differentiation, integration, numerical methods and vectors.

Statistics and mechanics make up the rest of the course. Topics in statistics include sampling, data presentation and interpretation, probability and distributions. Mechanics includes kinematics, forces and Newton’s laws and moments.

Students will develop the use of technology to model and explore solutions to problems including the use of spreadsheets, graphic calculators and graphing software.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade 7 in Mathematics.


  • Pure maths paper 1 2 hours
  • Pure maths paper 2 2 hours
  • Applied maths paper 3 2 hours

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


  • More information
    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.