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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
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