Mathematics A-Level at St Clement Danes School
A-level Maths is a challenging course which builds on the complex Algebra and Trigonometry covered at GCSE. Students develop rigour and fluency in abstract Maths and apply learned processes to problem solving. This is a highly esteemed A-level which is useful for many Higher Education courses.
- Students follow a relevant and stimulating course of advanced study in Mathematics which provides a suitable foundation for future study
- Students develop a variety of skills in logical reasoning and problem solving
- We encourage confidence, enjoyment and satisfaction through the development and use of Mathematics in a variety of contexts
- Students are able to see the relationship between different areas of Maths and how Maths relates to other fields of study
A2 Mathematics: The three examinations are equally weighted. Each paper is 1.5 hours. Core 3 and Core 4 extend Calculus and Trigonometry and introduce numerical methods and vectors. (A score of 90% over these two papers leads to an award of A* in the Maths A-Level). Statistics 1 includes handling numerical data, sampling, tests of hypotheses, correlation and probability theory.
Attain at least a C grade in English Language/English Literature GCSE. Maths: B.
Unit 4 - Core 3 (MPC3) Extension of all AS topics covered in Core 1 and Core 2 plus numerical methods.
Unit 5 - Core 4 (MPC4) Core 3 topics developed further, plus vectors.
Unit 6 –Statistics 1 (MS1B) Probability, data collection and description, distributions, estimation, correlation and regression.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Clement Danes School directly.