Further Mathematics AS/A Level at Kennet School
In addition to all the worked covered in the Maths A level pupils will study further Pure Mathematics: Proof, Complex numbers, Matrices, Further algebra and functions, Further calculus, Further vectors, Polar coordinates, Hyperbolic functions, Differential equations, along with further applied studies in either Statistics, Mechanics or Decision Maths.
This is an advanced course in Mathematics where students study for a full A level in Mathematics in the first year followed by the Further Maths A level in the second year.
You will be expected to have achieved a grade 8 or 9 at GCSE Mathematics and have similar grades in other GCSE subjects. You must be really interested in Mathematics and enjoy the challenge of problem solving by using and applying appropriate mathematical techniques.
Almost any university course or job values A level Mathematics. If you wish to study Mathematics itself at university, or apply for engineering to certain universities, you are advised to take Mathematics and Further Mathematics.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kennet School directly.