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Further Mathematics at Cheam High School

Course description

Further maths is a course that not only requires a great deal of application but also a real desire to study some challenging mathematics. Students who are considering taking degrees with significant mathematical content, such as engineering, software development, and any of the sciences will benefit greatly from taking further maths.

Course content

AS Level
Mechanics 1:
This focuses on the maths developed by Newton. In it, students will work on problems involving force and acceleration, collisions, impulse and friction.

Further Pure 1:
This is an extension of the work done in the core modules of the maths course. It focuses on a number of different topics that will not have been met at GCSE. These include matrices, parametric equations and the basis of all maths university courses, mathematical proof.
Decision 2:
This is an extension of the work done in Decision 1 in the maths course. in it, you will study the maths behind parcel delivery and how to maximise profit in a company.
A2 Level
Students will do three further modules: mechanics 2, further Pure 2 and Statistics 2.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade A in maths.

Assessment

Students are assessed by three examinations each summer. These are each 90 minutes long.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheam High School directly.

Last updated date: 01 September 2016
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