Further Mathematics A Level at Southmoor Academy
Students who have a particular flair for Mathematics and enjoy solving problems will find Further Mathematics to be an enjoyable and rewarding AS or A level subject. The course is specifically designed for the most able mathematicians, allowing them to advance their knowledge of algebra, calculus and other areas of pure mathematics as well as studying further applications of mechanics, statistics and decision mathematics.
Further Pure 1
- Complex numbers
- numerical methods
- Coordinate systems
- Matrix algebra
- Binomial and poisson distribution
- Continuous random variables
- Hypothesis testing
- Dynamics and statics of a particle
Further Pure 2 or 3 Further development of more complex areas of pure mathematics (topics studied depends on module choice).
Another 2 modules of Statistics, Mechanics or Decision mathematics need to be studied in addition to those already studied as part of A level Mathematics and AS level Further Mathematics.
Choice of modules is flexible depending on the strengths of the students in the class.
Grade A* required in GCSE Mathematics.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southmoor Academy directly.