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Further Mathematics AS & A Level at The Wellington Academy

Course description

A Level Further Mathematics  is sought after by top Universities and employers alike. The course is designed so that you will develop your ability to reason logically, extend your range of mathematical skills and use mathematics as an effective means of communication.

Course content

In Year 12 students currently study three units, Further Pure 1 (FP1) which is compulsory and Mechanics 1 and Mechanics 2 which are optional and currently dependent to the requirements of the students.

In Year 13 students take three more units; either one pure unit (Further Pure 2 (FP2) or Further Pure 3 (FP3)) and two applied units or two pure units FP2 and FP3 and one applied unit. The course is quite flexible and depending on students numbers can be tailored to their needs. Previous courses have opted for FP1, FP2, FP3 and M1, M2 and M3.

Entry requirements

This course is designed for students who wish to study Mathematics at university or pursue a mathematics related subject beyond A Level. The course builds upon the Core Mathematics component of the A Level course with additional optional modules in Mechanics, Statistics or Decision Maths. The recommendation is that students need a minimum of a grade A at GCSE to succeed on this course.


All modules are assessed with a written examination. All modules carry equal weighting.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Wellington Academy directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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