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Mathematics A-Level at Polam Hall School

Course description

Mathematics as a single subject A Level combined with Arts, Sciences or Social Sciences, is an excellent preparation for university courses or work in industry. The student who studies Mathematics will develop logical thought, be able to offer concise solutions to complex problems and will have studied a subject that is in great demand in many careers. The department teaches so that all students will realise their full potential but, more importantly, will enjoy mathematics and have fun learning it.

Course content

AS Units

Unit 1: Core Mathematics 1

Unit 2: Core Mathematics 2

Unit 3: Statistics 1

A2 Units

Unit 4: Core Mathematics 3

Unit 5: Core Mathematics 4 Unit 6: Mechanics 1

All core mathematics units are cumulative and are based on the study of pure mathematics. In addition students cover a unit in both statistics and mechanics.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for Advanced Level study is 6 A* - C grades. Students’ GCSEs must include Mathematics and English at least at Grade C. 4/3 subjects at AS level are usually studied in the first year.


All units are examined and are 1½ hours. They have equal weighting.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 April 2015
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