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Further Mathematics A level at St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School

Course description

If you have the desire to work in the Mathematical field this may be the course for you. Study Further Mathematics if: you have a real passion for the subject and you find problem solving interesting and challenging. You want to apply Mathematics to real life problems and develop your abilities to reason logically. You want a subject that supports your other choices. Further Mathematics will prepare you for a range of careers as it is important in all fields of industry and commerce. If you intend to study Mathematics at university or a degree course with a large element of Mathematical content, then seriously consider Further Mathematics.


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What will you be learning?

A development and understanding of mathematics and mathematical processes in much more depth. Develop abilities to reason logically and recognise incorrect reasoning, to generalise and to construct mathematical proofs. You will be able to extend your pure mathematical knowledge beyond standard mathematics but also Mechanics, Statistics and Decision Mathematics.

Entry requirements

A or A* in Maths9, 8 or 7 in GCSE Mathematics


2 Written Examinations

Paper 1 – Pure Mathematics

Paper 2 – Mechanics, Statistics and Decision Mathematics

Year 13

3 written Examinations

Paper 1 – Further Pure Mathematics

Paper 2 – Further Pure Mathematics

Paper 3 – Mechanics, Statistics and Decision Mathematics


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What skills will I develop?

Learning mathematical skills involves learning to solve increasingly complicated problems.  The course allows you to develop problem solving skills, logical reasoning, numerical abilities, materematical confidence and communication skills that will help you in a tapidly changing world.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 24 November 2017
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