# Mathematics AS & A Level at Caterham High School

## Course description

**AS Level**

**Pure Mathematics**

- Proof
- Algebra and functions
- Coordinate geometry in the (xy) plane
- Sequences and series
- Trigonometry
- Exponentials and logarithms
- Differentiation
- Integration
- Vectors

**Statistics and Mechanics**

- Statistical sampling
- Data presentation and interpretation
- Probability
- Statistical distributions
- Statistical hypothesis testing
- Quantities and units in mechanics
- Kinematics
- Forces and Newton's laws
- Moments

__A Level__

**Pure Mathematics 1**

- Proof
- Algebra and functions
- Coordinate geometry in the (xy) plane
- Sequences and series
- Trigonometry
- Exponentials and logarithms
- Differentiation
- Integration
- Vectors

**Pure Mathematics 2**

- Proof
- Algebra and functions
- Coordinate geometry in the (xy) plane
- Sequences and series
- Trigonometry
- Differentiation
- Integration
- Numerial methods

**Statistics and Mechanics**

- Statistical sampling
- Data presentation and interpretation
- Probability
- Statistical distributions
- Statistical hypothesis testing
- Quantities and units in mechanics
- Kinematics
- Forces and Newton's laws
- Moments

## Course content

## Entry requirements

7 GCSE’s at grade A*–C including English and at least a grade B/grade 5 in Mathematics. All students will complete the AS exam in Year 12, and the final A Level exam in Year 13.

## Assessment

Students on the AS Level Mathematics course will complete 2 modules of study.

- Pure Mathematics (2 hrs 100 marks)
- Statistics and Mechanics (1 hr 50 marks)

Students on the A Level mathematics will complete 3 modules.

- Pure Mathematics 1
- Pure Mathematics 2
- Statistics and Mechanics

All modules are 2 hour exams with 100 marks each.

## Future opportunities

Accounting, economics, computing, engineering, design, science, and Higher Education.

## How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 January 2017