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Mathematics A Level at Raynes Park High School

Course description

Mathematics A level students and graduates are in high demand by employers.

Maths is the essential transferable component across all science, engineering, technology and maths subjects.

Currently 59% of employers state they are having difficulty recruiting people with Mathematics skills

Course content

Pure Mathematics 1 – Quadratic functions, Coordinate geometry, Sequences & series, Trigonometry, Exponentials & logarithms, Differentiation, Integration, Vectors

Pure Mathematics 2 – Quadratic functions, Coordinate geometry, Sequences & series, Trigonometry, Exponentials & logarithms, Differentiation, Integration, Numerical Methods

Mechanics 1 – Kinematics, Forces and Newton’s Laws, Moments

Statistics 1 – Sampling, Data presentation and interpretation, Probability, Statistical Distributions, Statistical hypothesis testing

Entry requirements

Grade B or equivalent at GCSE level.   All grade B or equivalent students will be expected to attend an additional weekly booster programme

Future opportunities

An A Level in mathematics is very valuable as a supporting subject to many courses at A Level and a much sought-after qualification for entry to a wide variety of courses in higher education at degree level, especially in the sciences, geography, psychology, sociology and medical courses. Those who continue to study Maths after GCSE go on to work in some of the best paid careers in the world, including medicine, research and development, engineering, statistics, operational research, computing, accountancy, actuarial work, business management, insurance, financial services and teaching

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 April 2017
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