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Mathematics A Level at The Holt School

Course description

AS Level (Year 12)
Unit 1: Core 1
Topics covered are: algebra; quadratic functions; equations and inequalities; curve sketching; coordinate
geometry; sequences and series; calculus.
Assessment: examination based (33⅓%)
Unit 2: Core 2
Topics covered are: algebra; trigonometry (sine and cosine rule, graphs, identities and equations);
exponentials and logarithms; geometric sequences; binomial expansion; calculus.
Assessment: examination based (33⅓%)
Unit 3: Statistics 1
Topics covered are: mathematical modelling; representing data; measures of location and dispersion;
probability; correlation and regression; discrete random variables; normal distribution.
Assessment: examination based (33⅓%)
A2 Level (Year 13)
Unit 4: Core 3
Topics covered are: algebraic fractions; functions; exponentials and logarithms; numerical methods;
trigonometry; transforming graphs; differentiation.
Assessment: examination based (33⅓%)
Unit 5: Core 4
Topics covered are: partial fractions; coordinate geometry; binomial expansion; vectors; calculus.
Assessment: examination based (33⅓%)
Unit 6: Mechanics 1
Topics covered are: mathematical modelling; vectors; kinematics; statics; dynamics of a particle;
moments.
Assessment: examination based (33⅓%)

Entry requirements

grade A at GCSE maths

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 November 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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