Mathematics - AS/A2 at Lyng Hall a trust school and specialist sports college
Why study Maths?
This is a challenging and rigorous course which develop analytical and problem solving skills through learning and applying mathematical techniques.
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:
Algebra, equations and inequalities. Introduction to differentiation and integration. Use of surds, graphs of curves and circles.
Probability. Statistical diagrams, averages and measures of spread. All aspects of the Normal. Distribution. Correlation and regression.
Sequences and series. Further algebra and functions. Extended trigonometry
Further differentiation and integration.
Successful students will continue onto their second to study:
Introduction to functions including
Logarithms and exponential. Numerical methods. Continued work on differentiation and integration.
Newton’s laws of motion
Statics and forces
Algebraic expressions, extended trigonometry, differentiation and integration. Vectors. Further sequences and series
A minimum of 5 GCSEs 5 A*-C with a B in Maths
All six units are exam based
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.
For further information please contact:
Mrs Julia Clarke, Lead Maths Teacher
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.