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Mathematics (Edexcel) at Stanford & Corringham Sixth Form Centre

Course description

Students will enjoy this challenging and demanding subject if they have been successful in their mathematical studies at GCSE level. In particular students will need a strong ability in algebraic skills.

PLEASE NOTE: This course could run over the 3 schools. Details of where this course will run in September will be available at a later date.

Course content

The course is based on a balance of Pure and Applied Mathematics with Applied Mathematics being split into Mechanics and Statistics.

Pure Mathematics

In Pure Mathematics you will study Proof, Algebra and functions, Coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane, Sequences and series, Trigonometry, Exponentials and logarithms, Differentiation, Integration, Vectors and Numerical methods.

Applied Mathematics


Quantities and units in mechanics, Kinematics, Forces and Newton’s laws, Moments.


Statistical sampling, Data presentation and interpretation, Probability, Statistical distributions, Statistical hypothesis testing.

Entry requirements

Mathematics GCSE grade 7 followed by a suitability test in the first week of the course.

Financial information

£30.00 deposit to cover all text books to be paid on enrolment day. This will be refunded at the end of your course once your books have been returned to the subject teacher.

£5.00 non-refundable payment for an Access Key Fob to access Gable Hall School, Sixth Form and St Clere's School.

Future opportunities

Career prospects for students with Mathematics A level are excellent and it is used in a number of fields as well as being a prerequisite for many technical higher education courses such as Engineering. It is also useful for many degree courses such as Medicine.

Statistics is particularly beneficial in Psychology and Sociology courses which draw heavily on the interpretation of data.

Mathematics A level prepares you for careers in Education, Business, Finance and Government, and is a qualification that is much valued by employers.


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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