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Mathematics A Level at Thomas Mills High School

Course description

Mathematics is a subject which has had enormous importance in our history and culture. A subject that deserves study for its own sake as well as for its many applications in the modern world.

Course content

Paper 1 – Proof, algebra and functions, coordinate geometry, sequences and series,
trigonometry, exponentials, logarithms, calculus.
Vectors, kinematics, forces, Newton’s laws.

Paper 2– Same as paper 1 plus statistical sampling, data presentation and interpretation, probability, statistical distributions and hypothesis testing.

Entry requirements

A GCSE grade 6 in Mathematics is desirable but students with a grade 5, plus a recommendation from their previous teacher and a strong work ethic, will be considered. The most important qualification is that of a deep interest in the subject and a desire to learn more. AS and A Level are now stand alone linear assessed subjects.

Future opportunities

Mathematics provides the tools for many Science and Engineering based subjects in Higher Education. Mathematics complements some A Level courses such as Physics or Chemistry and is especially useful for knowledge of the statistical elements of Geography and Biology. Mathematics is a vital subject for many careers and University courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Thomas Mills High School directly.

Last updated date: 06 November 2017
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