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Mathematics at Weald of Kent Grammar School

Course description

Mathematics A level is a good foundation for engineering, design, technological, scientific and medical courses. I is also a good course for those students who are interested in Art or Humanities subjects but would like to broaden their options and develop their logical reasoning or statistical analysis skills. Students wishing to study mathematical related subjects at University are often required to have studied Further Mathematics A level in addition to Mathematics A level.

Course content

Paper 1:

Pure Mathematics 1

33%, 2 hours, 100 marks

Topics such as:

Sequences, Equations, Inequalities, Proof, Coordinate geometry, Exponentials, Trigonometry, Vectors and Calculus

Paper 2:

Pure Mathematics 2

33%, 2 hours, 100 marks

Topics such as:

Sequences, Equations, Inequalities, Proof, Coordinate geometry, Trigonometry, Iteration and Calculus

Paper 3:

Statistics and Mechanics

33%, 2 hours, 100 marks

Section A: Statistics (50 marks)

Topics like Data Handling topics from GCSE such as averages, histograms, box plots and frequency diagrams.

Section B: Mechanics (50 marks)

Topics like Speed, Forces, moving objects, (Physics related topics).

Entry requirements

Grade 8 or 9 at GCSE Mathematics is required to study Mathematics A Level. The course is very demanding and requires excellent algebra and problem solving skills. It requires a full knowledge and understanding of all the GCSE content for Mathematics.

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 06 October 2017
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