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Maths at Harris Academy Falconwood

Course description

AS – Year 12: Consists of studying 3 modules over 1 year.A2 – Year 13: Consists of studying 6 modules over 2 years.Further AS – Consists of studying 9 modules over 2 years.Further Mathematics – consists of studying 12 modules over 2 years.Subjects studied within AS/A2 and Further Mathematics:In Core Mathematics students will extend their knowledge of GCSE topics such as Algebra and Trigonometry as well as learning new topics such as Calculus.In Mechanics students will learn how to describe mathematically the motion of objects and how they respond to forces acting upon them.In Statistics students will learn a range of methods aimed at sampling, representing and interpreting sets of data. Students will also study Probability and Hypothesis Testing.In Decision Mathematics students will learn how to solve a range of problems involving networks. A range of Algorithms will enable such problems to be solved.All students are expected to purchase a graphics calculator, we recommend [Casio PLUS.]

Entry requirements

Subject specific entry requirements may apply but as a minimum you should provide 7 GCSEs grades A* - C. Please see our website for full admissions criteria. Students require a grade B or above in Maths GCSE, to take Maths AS Level. However an A* grade is required to take Further Maths. Students will also have an opportunity to sit an Algebra Test in March / April in preparation for Maths A Level. If students gain a grade B Maths GCSE they will be expected to re-sit this test, after enrolment, if they want to study Maths. A place on the course will be determined by the result of this test.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harris Academy Falconwood directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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