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Further Mathematics A Level at Burlington Danes Academy

Course description

· The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Further Mathematics consists of four externally examined papers.

 · Students must complete all assessment in May/June after two years of study and whilst completing A-Level Mathematics alongside.

Entry requirements

·At least 6 A*-B grades at GCSE including English and Maths (grades 5 and above).

· Students on this pathway will take 3 A' levels, studying linear courses for 2 years.

· Students need to achieve at least a B at GCSE in their chosen A' Level subjects, or closely related subjects (e.g. English and Science grades are used for Psychology entry. See subject-specific entry requirements)

 · Minimum of 4 B grades required not including BTEC or vocational equivalents

Key skills required to complete this course

The Advanced GCE in Further Mathematics offers a range of opportunities for candidates to both: develop their Key Skills, in Application of Number, communication, Information Technology, Improving own Learning and Performance, Working with Others and Problem Solving techniques.

Assessment

First assessments: May/June 2019.

 · The assessments are 1 hour 30 minutes.

· The assessments are out of 75 marks.

· Students must answer all questions.

 · Calculators can be used in the assessment.

 · The booklet ‘Mathematical Formulae and Statistical Tables’ will be provided for use in the assessment.

· The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Further Mathematics consists of four externally examined papers. Students must complete all assessment in May/June in any single year.

There are ten different routes through the Advanced GCE in Further Mathematics qualification – The Mathematics Department will decide later in the year which route the students will be taking.

Future opportunities

· Mathematical and Science based degree

 · Finance and business careers

· Engineering and computing

 · Apprenticeships

Further information

Key tips for success

· Constant, rigorous and surgical use of past GCE exam papers.

· Attending our examination revision sessions lessons if requested

· Constantly revising and practicing topics throughout the two years

We have a team of committed and inspirational teachers with a proven track record for results.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Burlington Danes Academy directly.

Last updated date: 01 December 2016
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