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Mathematics A-Level at Brampton Manor Academy

Course description

Who should study Mathematics?

Maths is the most facilitating subject. It goes well with all subject combinations. 

Course content

AS Mathematics consists of three units:

Core 1 (C1) — compulsory

Core 2 (C2) — compulsory

Optional Unit — Statistics (S1)

A2 Mathematics consists of three units:

Core 3 (C3) — compulsory

Core 4 (C4) — compulsory

Optional Unit — Mechanics (M1)


Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement to study A-Levels is at least six GCSE grades A*-C (including English, Maths and Double or Triple Science). The average of all the GCSEs taken must be grade B or higher. We will not count ‘GCSE-equivalent’ qualifications (for example BTEC, DIDA, OCR Nationals).

Students must also achieve at least Grade B in the subjects that they wish to study. Where students have not studied a subject before, comparable grades will be used as a guide.

The subjects a student choses to study at A Level have a large impact on future progression to university and degree choice. We will consider each individual's circumstances and offer appropriate guidance and support to help students make the right subject choices.

Subject Specific

GCSE grade A in Mathematics 


AS Mathematics

Each unit is assessed by a 1 and a half hour written paper and accounts for 33.3% each of the AS grade.

A2 Mathematics

Each unit is assessed by a 1 and a half hour written paper. It may be possible for suitably qualified individuals to take three extra modules towards an AS in Further Mathematics.

Future opportunities

A level Mathematics is a highly sought after qualification for entry to a wide variety of courses and careers such as Economics, Teaching, Medicine, Architecture, Engineering, Computing, Accountancy and Psychology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brampton Manor Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 April 2015

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