A Level - Further Mathematics at Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy
If you want to prove that you can find the square root of a negative number or that all horses are the same colour or even that all men have one leg then this course is for you! You will also take D1 (decision maths) designed to solve real problems arising in modern commerceand industry. You will cover such enticing problems as 'The Chinese Postman' and 'The Travelling Salesman'. In addition you will take NM (numerical methods) which is a practical unit and includes some coursework involving the use ofspreadsheets.
For A2 Further Mathematics, taken in Year 13, you will take one more compulsory 'pure' unit, FP2 and two other units whichare agreed by negotiation.
There are many other reasons for you to take Further Mathematics:
5 A*-C GCSEs including English and a Grade A in GCSE Maths
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy directly.