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Mathematics AS/A Level at Sheldon School

Course description

C1, C2, C3 and C4 are Pure Maths modules. They look at mathematical techniques which can be used in Applied Maths to solve problems. There is a lot of algebra, graphs, sequences and introducing and developing diff erentiation and integration. There will be plenty of trigonometry.

S1 is a stati sti cs course looking at probability, normal distributi on and correlation.

M1 is a mechanics course looking at velocity and acceleration, Newton’s Laws of Moti on and the idea of moments.

Entry requirements

Students will normally be expected to have achieved an A grade at GCSE Mathematics. Students with B grades will be considered on an individual basis.


There are six modules each examined by a 1 1/2 hour paper.

AS level Examinations for C1, C2 and S1

A2 level Examinations for C3, C4 and M1

Future opportunities

Higher Education courses or careers that either require A level Mathematics or are strongly related, include:

  • Physics, Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Medicine
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Accountancy
  • Teaching
  • Psychology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Computing
  • Information Technology

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 September 2016

Key information

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