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Mathematics A Level at Cowes Enterprise College

Course description

Mathematics is probably the most useful and versatile A-level subject available. As well as suiting students who really enjoy the subject for itself, it is also an essential support to many science, technology, business and humanities courses.

Course content

  • Proof
  • Algebra and functions
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Sequences and series
  • Trigonometry
  • Exponentials and logarithms
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Vectors
  • Statistical sampling
  • Data presentation and interpretation
  • Pprobability
  • Statistical distributions
  • Statistical hypothesis testing
  • Quantities and units in mechanics
  • Kinematics
  • Forces
  • Newton’s laws

Entry requirements

  • Normally students choosing A Level mathematics will need to have achieved a grade 6 or better in GCSE mathematics (or a grade B if achieved in on the former specification).
  • Students need to be hard-working and resilient.
  • Additional hours will be required beyond lessons weekly to practise and work with other students.


Three 2 hour papers:

  • Paper 1 - Pure maths only
  • Paper 2 - Pure and mechanics
  • Paper 3 - Pure and statistics

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cowes Enterprise College directly.

Last updated date: 13 November 2017
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