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Mathematics A Level at The King's School

Course description

Mathematics at A level is a course worth studying, not only as a supporting subject for the physical and social sciences but in its own right. It is challenging, interesting and highly rewarding. It builds on work you will have met at GCSE but also involves new ideas produced by some of the greatest minds of the last millennia.

Course content

Unit 1: Pure Maths 1
Proof, algebra and functions, co-ordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane, sequences and series, trigonometry, exponentials and logarithms, differentiation, integration and vectors.
 
Unit 2: Pure Maths 2
Proof, algebra and functions, co-ordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane, sequences and series, trigonometry, differentiation, numerical methods.
 
Unit 3: Statistics & Mechanics
Statistical sampling, data presentation and interpretation, probability, statistical distributions, statistical hypothesis testing. Quantities and units in mechanics,
kinematics, forces and Newton’s laws, moments.

Entry requirements

The minimum grade entry requirement is 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above to include Grade 4 or better in English and Maths. Grade 6 in GCSE Maths

Assessment

Unit 1: Exam (2hrs) (33.33%)
Unit 2: Exam (2hrs) (33.33%)
Unit 3: Exam (2hrs) (33.33%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The King's School directly.

Last updated date: 11 January 2018

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