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Mathematics - Further Mathematics - A-Level at Egglescliffe School

Course description

The Further Mathematics course results in two A level qualifications. AS Mathematics and AS Further Mathematics is completed in the first year (Year 12) and A2 Mathematics and Further Mathematics in the second year (Year 13).

A total of 12 module examinations will be required to complete the A2 Further Mathematics course. Six module examinations will be taken in Year 12 and six module examinations in Year 13.

Following this course will enable students to develop the skills of reasoning and communication by structuring logical and well organised solutions and mathematical arguments. They will analyse problems and select and apply a range of mathematical techniques to help overcome problems.

Course content

Students study a number of topics which constitute a natural extension of the syllabus in Mathematics, as well as some new topics. Fifteen hours of teaching will be offered each cycle rather than the usual twenty hours for two A-level courses.

Students must be prepared to put in a good deal of independent study. Please note also, that some lessons may run after normal school hours.

Entry requirements

5+ A*-C grades in GCSEs or equivalent qualifications including English Language and Maths.

Subject Specific

At least a grade A in GCSE Mathematics. In addition, students need a high degree of commitment and motivation.

Future opportunities

To universities all over the country, not only to study Mathematics, but also a wide variety of science-based courses, Economics, Geography and vocational courses

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 April 2015

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