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Further Mathematics A Level at Holgate Academy

Course description

Further mathematics is an extension of the mathematics course and is therefore aimed at those very able mathematicians that are wishing to study mathematics to a more advanced level.


Course content

  • AS – 3 modules – Decision 1, Further pure 1, Statistics 2
  • A2 – 3 further modules in addition to those studied for AS level – - Further pure 2, Further pure 3, Decision 2.

Entry requirements

Course requirements are a minimum of GCSE Maths grade A as well as being able to pass the entry level test at the beginning of the course.

Students will be required to have a scientific calculator.  Students need to be studying for A Level in Maths to be able to study Further Maths.


Assessed through examinations at the end of the academic year.

Future opportunities

Apart from academic research, mathematics is vital for careers such as engineering, computer related industries, banking, financial trading, accountancy and insurance. 

Other possible careers include medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, meteorology, weather forecasting and teaching. The statistics module also provides good grounding for careers in physical or social sciences.

Further information

Weekly revision sessions after school on Thursdays. Drop in help sessions during lunchtime and staff non contact time.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holgate Academy directly.

Last updated date: 07 June 2016

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