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Mathematics & Further Mathematics AS/A2 at King Edward VI Grammar School

Course description

Course Specification:

AS Level Mathematics - OCR 3890

A2 Level Mathematics - OCR 7890

A2 Level Further Mathematics (2 A Levels) - OCR 7892

What is the course about?

The course in Y12 provides a broad base of subjects offering Pure Mathematics and Statistics. This broad base complements any other A Level subjects taken. Students who study the Further Mathematics option will achieve an A Level in Mathematics (7890) at the end of Year 12. Mathematics students receive 8 hours of lesson time per fortnight and Further Mathematics students receive 15 hours per fortnight.

What will I study?

Pure Mathematics Topics: Algebra, Differentiation, Trigonometry, Sequences and Series, Integration, Indices and Surds, Polynomials, Co-ordinate Geometry and Graphs

Statistics Topics: Probability, Representation of Data, Discrete Random Variables and Bivariate Data

Entry requirements

How is the course assessed?
Mathematics (7890)
Mechanics 1, Core 1 and Core 2 - in Y12 leads to an AS level (3890)
Statistics 1, Core 3 and Core 4 - in Y13 leads to an A2 level (7890)
Further Mathematics (7892)
Statistics 1, Mechanics 1, Core 1, 2, 3 and 4 – in Y12 leads to an A2 level (7890)
Further Pure Mathematics 1, and 3, Statistics 2, Mechanics 2 and 3, Discrete 1 in Y13 leads to an A2 level (7890) in Mathematics and an A2 level in Further Mathematics (7892)
Each examination in the above units is for 1 hour 30 minutes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VI Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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