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Further Maths A2 Level (Edexcel) at Hackney Community College

Course description

You will develop your mathematical skills to identify and analyse problems, understand and apply your knowledge. A2 takes your study further expanding on the core maths in C3 and C4 and builds on earlier work, expanding algebra and trigonometry, and further examining functions and proof.

Course content

In maths all teaching is carried out in a highly resourced classrooms. You will learn by a combination of formal teaching in the classroom as well as the use of research, tests and assessed work and note taking. Part of your learning includes use of ICT in the classroom via laptops, use of the library and answering questions from the course text book and hand-outs. The one hour workshop in maths will also help you improve your understanding of the subject, as well as improve your exam technique over the year.

Entry requirements

Pass at AS Level.

Assessment

A Levels are assessed by written exam papers for each module. The written exams take place in January and / or summer depending on whether or not you are ready.

Financial information

·         16-18 year-olds do not have to pay tuition fees on FE courses

·         many 16-18 year-olds may be eligible to receive a bursary

·         many 16-18 year-olds can receive a Free College Meals pass (depending on eligibility)

·         Transport for London student travel cards are available.

·         Re-sits, CRB fees and other incidental costs are to be paid when due.

Future opportunities

Employment such as engineering, banking or accountancy. Or, university to study courses such as: Mathematics, Statistics, Economics and Finance, Accountancy, Materials Science, Computer science, Engineering, Science and many others.

Further information

Before you start your lessons, you’ll take part in induction sessions, where you’ll meet other students and find out all about the support that’s available to you. This includes learning about the Virtual Learning Environment, tutorials and the campus facilities. All students can receive free, confidential and impartial advice on things like: your next step in education or your career, finance, housing, health, immigration, benefit claims, legal problems, sexual health, drugs, staying safe, personal / emotional concerns and other issues. As a student of HCC Sixth Form, you are entitled to additional learning support if you need it. For many students additional support is provided on a one-to-one basis or in small groups. This is very beneficial to your learning as it is a mechansim by which you can develop your literacy and numeracy skills and so improve your chances of success on the course. Subject specific workshops are available after the October half term as one hour sessions per week to assist and support your learning.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hackney Community College directly.

Last updated date: 13 April 2016
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