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Mathematics A Level at Archway School

Course description

Each year is split into three modules. All will be examined in the June.


Course content

Core 1 and 2 include the pure maths topics such as: Coordinate Geometry, Surds/Indices, Simultaneous Equations, Inequalities, Differentiation and Transformation of Graphs.

Probability and Statistics include  topics such as: Regression and Correlation, Random Variables, Binomial and Geometric Distribution, Permutation and Combinations and Conditional Probability.

Decision Maths include topics such as network, travel algorithms, simplex algorithm, Chinese postman

Entry requirements

Grade B minimum at GCSE. Motivation to succeed.

Proven ability in algebra topics.


Regular testing at the end of each module. There will be an individual target/pass grade for each student.

Examinations in all three modules take place in June.


Unit 1: Core 1

Unit 2: Core 2

Unit 3: Probability and Statistics


Unit 1: Core 3

Unit 2: Core 4

Unit 3: Decision Maths


Financial information

The 16-19 Bursary Fund is made available from the Government – to provide assistance to students whose access to, or completion of, education is inhibited by financial constraints or barriers. Further information regarding eligibility and application forms are available from the sixth form.

Future opportunities

Essential for all maths, number based and engineering qualifications at further education institutes. Helpful for physics and many of the sciences.

It is a proven statistic that the average wage for people with A level maths is 10% higher than for those without.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 August 2016
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