# Mathematics A Level at Canons High School

## Course description

All students who are good at and enjoy Mathematics, especially the topic of algebra.

## Course content

**AS Level**

**Core Mathematics 1 and 2**: topics include algebra and functions, inequalities, curve sketching, sequences and series, differentiation, integration, exponentials and logarithms, coordinate geometry, binomial expansion and trigonometric identities.

You will also study Mechanics or Statistics.

**Mechanics** topics include modeling, vectors and their applications, kinematics of a particle, statics of a particle, dynamics and moments.

**Statistics** topics include Mathematical models in probability and statistic, representation and summary of data, probability, correlation and regression, discrete random variables, discrete distributions and the normal distribution.

**A2 Level**

**Core Mathematics 3 and 4**: Topics include algebra and functions, trigonometry, exponentials and logarithms, differentiation, numerical methods, coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane, sequences and series, differentiation, integration and
vectors.

**Statistics** topics include mathematical models in probability and statistic, representation and summary of data, probability, correlation and regression, discrete random variables, discrete distributions and the normal distribution.

## Entry requirements

6 A*-C GCSE grades including English and a minimum of Grade B at GCSE Mathematics.

## Assessment

100% examination.

**AS**

There are three exams for this level of which two are Pure Mathematics: C1 and C2; the third will be either Statistics (S1) or Mechanics (M1).

**A2**

There are three exams; two are Pure Mathematics: C3 and C4 and the other is Decision Mathematics D1.

## Future opportunities

A vocation in many areas to include accountancy, actuarial science, finance, banking, consultancy, teaching and many more**.**

## How to apply

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