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Further Mathematics at Chislehurst School for Girls

Course description

Further Mathematics extends the study of this subject even further than that of the A-Level course, in both the depth and breadth of study. This course will ease the transition to Mathematicsrelated university courses and will support the student‟s study at A-Level.

Course content

This programme consists of one Further Pure Mathematics unit (FP1) and two Applied units (usually Statistics 1 and one at Decision 2/ Statistics 2/Mechanics 2).

 

Further Pure - extends the understanding of the pure Mathematics topics.

 

Statistics 1 This deals with analysing and summarising numerical data in order to arrive at conclusions about it.

 

Statistics 2/Decision 2/Mechanics 2 - extends the data topics studied in their respective Level 1 Unit.

 

This course can be delivered in a number of ways depending on the needs of the students. This includes distance learning through the Internet with support from a tutor, small group teaching with students from other schools, or as a course at Beaverwood. All staff will be experienced in teaching Further Mathematics.

Entry requirements

Minimum of A Grade at GCSE Mathematics

Assessment

All units will be examined and there is no coursework.

Future opportunities

This qualification is highly sought-after and can increase an individual‟s success at university in Mathematics-based subjects like Engineering, Sciences, Economics etc. It will also differentiate students from others who have only studied ALevel Mathematics.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 May 2015
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