Mathematics AS Level at Nelson Thomlinson School
• Students study two Pure Mathematics modules as well as a Statistics module.
• The two modules in Pure Mathematics extend students’ knowledge of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry as well as introducing new concepts in Calculus and Logarithms.
• In the Statistics module, students learn to analyse and summarise numerical data in order to arrive at conclusions about it. Students extend the range of probability problems studied at GCSE to include Bayes’ Theorem and the Normal Distribution.
At least a high Grade B in GCSE Mathematics.
- Enjoy engaging with challenging material.
- Not put off by mistakes.
- Determined to be successful.
- Prepared to seek help and act upon advice.
- Good time management skills.
Core 1: 33% – Exam paper
Core 2: 33% – Exam paper
Statistics 1: 33% – Exam paper
A-Level Mathematics is a much sought after qualification for entry to a wide variety of careers and courses in Higher Education. These include courses and careers in Accountancy, Architecture, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Medicine, Physics and Teaching.
For some top universities A-Level Mathematics is a requirement for courses in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering and Computer Science.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nelson Thomlinson School directly.