# Further Mathematics A-Level at Oakgrove School

## Course description

In Year 12, students will study 3 units, each of which has an equal weighting. In Year 13, students will study a further 3 units, each of which has an equal weighting.

## Course content

**In Year 12, students will study Further Pure 1, Statistics 2 and Decision 1.**

- Further Pure 1 develops the Maths that students learn in the Core modules.
- Statistics 2 builds on elements studies in Statistics 1 (which students study as part of their Mathematics AS level).
- Decision 1 develops skills required for operational research; this type of Maths is often used in business situations and computer programming.
- Students will sit all modules in the Summer exam series. Each exam is a calculator paper.

**In Year 13, students will study a further 3 units, each of which has an equal weighting.**

- Students will study Further Pure 2, Decision 2 and Mechanics 2. Each of these modules will develop skills from the AS Level.
- Students will sit all modules in the Summer exam series. Each exam is a calculator paper.

## Assessment

*Students will sit three exams at the end of year 12 as follows: *

**Further Pure 1 (MFP1)****Decision 1 (MD01)****Statistics 2 (MS/SS2B)**

Each exam is worth a third of the AS Grade. Each exam is 90 minutes long and consists of approximately 8 compulsory questions. Graphical calculators are allowed in these exams.

*Students will sit three exams at the end of year 13 as follows:*

**Further Pure 2 (MFP2)****Decision 2 (MD02)****Mechanics 2 (MM2B)**

Each exam is worth a third of the A2 Grade. Each exam is 90 minutes long and consists of approximately 8 compulsory questions. Graphical calculators are allowed in these exams.

## How to apply

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