# 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.

Last updated date: 21 September 2016

## Key information

• Start date: Next September
• Duration: 1 or 2 years