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Mathematics AS/A Level *FEES PAYABLE* at Oundle School

Course description

Mathematics is a key subject combining aspects of language, logic, creativity and science. As well as being a fascinating discipline in its own right, Mathematics is fundamental as a service subject to any study of the exact sciences and the social sciences. Studying Mathematics gives a training in analytical methods and logical thinking as well as the ability to work confidently with figures and scientific ideas.

Mathematics can be studied either as single A level Mathematics or as double A level Mathematics (Mathematics and Further Mathematics).

Course content

Pure Mathematics, which includes algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus, sits at the heart of all Sixth Form courses. In addition pupils usually study Statistics and Mechanics. In Statistics, pupils learn how to draw valid conclusions from collected data, and these ideas and techniques are very important in a variety of subjects including Geography, Biology and Psychology. In Mechanics, pupils model forces and motion: this ties in with Physics and Engineering.

Mathematics can be studied either as single A level Mathematics or as double A level Mathematics (Mathematics and Further Mathematics). A level Mathematics This is the course for those pupils who want to study Mathematics in the Sixth Form without extension. The pace of the teaching is varied to meet pupils' needs.

Entry requirements

 A levels in both Mathematics and Further Mathematics are usually required.

 

Assessment

Mathematics AS Units Core 1 - Pure Mathematics 6663 Core 2 - Pure Mathematics 6664 Mechanics 1 6677 Statistics 1 6683 All 1½ hours examination [16⅔%]

Mathematics A2 Units Core 3 - Pure Mathematics 6665 Core 4 - Pure Mathematics 6666 All 1½ hours examination [16⅔%]

Financial information

*FEES PAYABLE*

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 November 2016
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