Mathematics and Further Mathematics A level at Burntwood School
The new Maths A Level is linear, which means all content is examined at the end of Year 13. It mainly consists of Pure Maths with compulsory Mechanics and Statistics elements. Further Maths is taught alongside A Level Maths, but has additional elements of Pure Maths, Mechanics and Statistics. It is also a linear qualification, i.e. all of the content is examined at the end of the course in Year 13. A Maths A Level provides an excellent progression from GCSE into the first year of University. Further Maths counts as two A Levels and is recommended to students who intend to study Mathematics, or a subject with significant mathematical components, at university.
5 A* to C grade/Level 9-4 passes (or equivalent) at GCSE including English. At least a level 6 in GCSE Mathematics is required for A Level Maths. Students wishing to take Further Mathematics should have at least a level 7.
A level Mathematics is a universally respected qualification, regarded highly by both employers and universities. The transferable skills you will develop will prove to be vital in your future career in, for example, Accountancy, Banking, Consultancy, Architecture, Business and Finance, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, Statistics, Teaching and many more.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Burntwood School directly.