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Mathematics AS/A2 at Stoke Park School and Community Technology College

Course description

Maths AS and A2

Course content

The study of Mathematics at Advanced Level is run on a modular system. Every group of three modules passed forms a qualification. Three modules together form an AS Level in Mathematics and six modules achieve an A Level. Further bundles of three modules go towards Further Mathematics AS or A Levels. All examinations take place in June. There are three strands that all AS/A Level students will study: Core (Pure Mathematics), Statistics and Decision. Core mathematics includes trigonometric functions, coordinate geometry and calculus. Statistics looks at how data can be collected and analysed. Decision introduces the idea of algorithms and discrete maths. The modules studied during year 12 are Core 1, Core 2 and Mechanics 1 and Decision 1 and during year 13 are Core 3, Core 4 and Statistics 1.

Entry requirements

5 or more GCSEs at Grade A* - C including English and a GRADE A at GCSE Mathematics

Assessment

To continue to year 13, you will need to achieve at least a grade C at AS Level in year 12.

Financial information

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Future opportunities

Careers include:

Teaching, Engineering, Medicine, Accountancy, Sales and Marketing, Science, Media, Insurance and Banking, computing, Finance.

Further information

For further information please contact post-16

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke Park School and Community Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2014
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