Further Mathematics A Level at Holgate Academy
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.
- 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.
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.
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.
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.