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Mathematics A level at Woodford County High School

Course description

Component 1 

C1 - Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane; sequences and series; differentiation; integration. 

Component 2 

C2- Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane; sequences and series; trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms; differentiation; integration. 

Component 3 

S1 - Mathematical models in probability and statistics; representation and summary of data; probability; correlation and regression; discrete random variables; discrete distributions; the Normal distribution. 

Component 4 

C3 - Algebra and functions; trigonometry; exponentials and logarithms; differentiation; numerical methods. 

Component 5 

C4 - Algebra and functions; coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane; sequences and series; differentiation; integration; vectors. 

Component 6 

S2 - The Binomial and Poisson distributions; continuous random variables; continuous distributions; samples; hypothesis tests.

Entry requirements

Grade A/A* GCSE in Maths.

Assessment

Each component is assessed by a written examination lasting 1. hours and all units carry equal weighting. 

Year 12: C1; C2 and S1 will be assessed in Summer 2017. 

Year 13: The three remaining components will be taken at the summer examination session in 2018.

Future opportunities

Mathematics at Advanced Level is a very sought after qualification and is in fact an essential requirement for many university courses. It demonstrates that you have the ability to think logically, are numerate and can solve problems analytically. Possible careers include those in Engineering, Medicine, Actuarial Science, Financial and IT related professions.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Woodford County High School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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