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AS/A2 Further Mathematics at Trinity Sixth Form Consortium

Course description

Further Maths is an AS/A Level which broadens and deepens the maths covered in AS/A Level Maths.

Further Maths is usually studied alongside AS/A Level Maths, but if you've already started your A Levels, it may not be too late.  You can also study AS Level Further Maths in year 13, alongside A Level Maths.

 

 

Course content

The course involves Complex Numbers, Numerical Solutions of Equations, Series, Matrices, Co-ordinate Systems and Proof by Induction. 

It is a further look at the Pure element at Mathematics A Level.

The course that we folow is EDEXCEL and we use the text books that follow the course.

Lessons go through examples as well as opportunities for lots of discussion with the tutor and with other students in the room.

Entry requirements

Entry grade 8 or 9 at GCSE Mathematics

Assessment

AS Level Maths requires 2 modules:

Paper 1: Pure Mathematics is worth 2/3 or the qualification. It is a 100 mark paper and a 2 hour exam

Paper 2: Statistics and Mechanics is worth 1/3 of the qualification. It is a 50 mak paper and a 1 hour exam.

This is a stand-alone qualification anddoes not contribute towards the A2 grade.

A2 Level Maths requires 3 modules:

Paper 1: Pure Mathematics is worth 1/3 of the qualification. It is a 100 mark paper and a 2 hour exam.

Paper 2: Pure Mathematics in more depth is worth 1/3 of the qualification. It is a 100 mark paper and a 2 hour exam.

Paper 3: Statistics and Mechanics is worth 1/3 of the qualification. It is a 100 mark paper and a 2 hour exam.

Future opportunities

An A Level in Further Mathematics is a much sought after qualification for entry into a wide variety of full time courses at Higher Education.

The door is open to any career with A Level Maths but it's a key subject for careers in Economics, Accountancy, Architecture, Engineering, Medicine, Teaching, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Computing, IT, Banking, Insurance, Financial Advice, Investments and many more.

Further information

 

Transport

Lessons in The Trinity Sixth Form are taught in two blocks, a morning and an afternoon, with a flexible lunchtime in between. Some students will find that all of their subjects will be taught in the same school, while others may choose subjects taught in another school.

Transport will be provided free during the lunchtime, so you don't have to worry about getting from morning to afternoon classes. Free before and after transport is also available to and from your home school if required.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Trinity Sixth Form Consortium directly.

Last updated date: 15 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years for full A Level

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Joe Burke
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01782 615636
    • Email address:
    • JBurke@sjfcc.net

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