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Mathematics AS/A Level at Easingwold School

Course description

Maths A-Level is designed to allow you to develop your understanding of Maths and to extend your range of mathematical skills.
 
Mathematics complements many other A-level subjects. Popular and useful combinations are with:
 
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Geology, Business Studies, Economics and many others.

 

Course content

Mathematics A-level includes the study of several branches of Mathematics which include:
Pure Maths/Core Maths – The study of algebra,calculus,
geometry, trigonometry etc.
 
Statistics and Probability – The analysis of data and probability
 
Mechanics – The effects of forces on bodies
 
You will develop abilities to reason logically and to construct mathematical proofs. You should acquire the skills to use technology such as calculators and computers effectively when appropriate, and recognise the limitations of such devices.
 

Entry requirements

Students are required to have achieved a minimum of B grade at GCSE maths.

Assessment

Assessment is exam based although regular homework tasks are given throughout the course to support, develop and extend student’s knowledge and understanding.
 
AS Modules:
 
Core 1
Core 2 Probability and Statistics 1
 
A-level Modules:
 
Core 3
Core 4
Mechanics 1
 
Each exam is equally weighted and lasts for 90 minutes.
 
All units are taken in the Summer.

Future opportunities

Mathematics A-level is a well-respected and popular qualification and can be beneficial/desirable in many degree courses and jobs.
 
Such courses include:
Accountancy, Architecture, Astronomy, Engineering, Banking
and Finance, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science,
Dentistry, Economics, Geography, Geology, Insurance, Medicine, Physics, Maths Teaching, Quantity Surveying, Veterinary Science and many more.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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