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Mathematics A Level at The Hayfield School

Course description

Mathematics at A Level provides an opportunity to explore to greater depths areas already met at GCSE as well as introducing new topics such as Calculus with its many applications.

Apart from being a subject worth pursuing in its own right, Mathematics provides support to a range of other A Levels from the Sciences through to Geography and Psychology.

Should you wish to complete A Level Maths in one year you can do so by also opting for Further Maths in Yr12 - being able to record an A Level result on your UCAS or job applications a year early can only be a good thing!

Course content

Six modules are taught in total, 3 in Yr12 giving an AS grade and the remaining 3 in Yr13.

Within each year 2 of the modules will be Pure Maths covering Algebra, Calculus and Trigonometry. The other two modules will be selected from Statistics and/or Mechanics.

Entry requirements

Grade A in Maths.

High B grade may be considered with teacher recommendation.

Assessment

Each module is assessed by an examination of 1hr 30min. These take place in June of each year

Future opportunities

A Level Mathematics opens the door to a whole range of opportunities.

As well as its obvious links to Science and Engineering, aspects of Maths are also found in Humanities and Economics and this course will support further studies in these areas. For those entering the job market it shows an ability to think logically, solve problems and is a respected academic qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Hayfield School directly.

Last updated date: 06 June 2016
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