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Mathematics A Level at Kineton High School

Course description

There will be three branches of Mathematics that you will study throughout the A Level: - Pure Mathematics
- Mechanics
- Statistics

Pure Mathematics covers the study of:
Proof, Algebra and Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry, Exponentials and Logarithms, Differentiation, Integration, Numerical Methods.

Mechanics covers the study of:
Vectors, Quantities and Units in Mechanics, Kinematics, Forces and Newton’s Laws, Moments.

Statistics covers the study of:
Statistical Sampling, Data Presentation and Interpretation, Probability, Statistical Distributions, Statistical Hypothesis Testing.

Entry requirements

In order to study Mathematics A Level you will need to achieve grade 7 or above in GCSE Mathematics. Students who achieve a high grade 6 may be considered.

Assessment

There will be three 2 hour examinations at the end of the course of equal weighting in the final assessment. There is no coursework.

Paper 1 examines Pure Mathematics only.
Paper 2 examines Pure Mathematics and Mechanics.
Paper 3 examines Pure Mathematics and Statistics.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 February 2017
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