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Mathematics - AS/A2 at Lyng Hall a trust school and specialist sports college

Course description

Why study Maths?

This is a challenging and rigorous course which develop analytical and problem solving skills through learning and applying mathematical techniques.

Course content

This is a one-year programme of study which is equivalent to half an Advanced level award.Candidates are awarded grades A to E as a pass, or Unclassified.

Students will study three units of work in their first year, they are:

Core 1

Algebra, equations and inequalities. Introduction to differentiation and integration. Use of surds, graphs of curves and circles.

Statistics 1

Probability. Statistical diagrams, averages and measures of spread. All aspects of the Normal. Distribution. Correlation and regression.

Core 2

Sequences and series. Further algebra and functions. Extended trigonometry

Further differentiation and integration.

Successful students will continue onto their second to study:

Core 3

Introduction to functions including

Logarithms and exponential. Numerical methods. Continued work on differentiation and integration.

Mechanics 1

Kinematics

Newton’s laws of motion

Mathematical Modelling

Statics and forces

Momentum

Projectiles

Core 4

Algebraic expressions, extended trigonometry, differentiation and integration. Vectors. Further sequences and series

 

 

 

 

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs 5 A*-C with a B in Maths

Assessment

All six units are exam based

Future opportunities

Where could Maths take me?

Many A Level students continue onto a degree level in this or a related subject. However this is a very good foundation for many other subjects.

Further information

For further information please contact:

Mrs Julia Clarke,  Lead Maths Teacher
jclarke@lynghallschool.co.uk

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lyng Hall a trust school and specialist sports college directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2014
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