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Maths AS/A2 Level at Northampton School for Boys

Course description

All students will study a range of Core Mathematics, Mechanics and Statistics. Core Mathematics is the study of rigorous mathematical arguments using algebraic techniques which will give you an insight into major mathematical theories. Mechanics is the mathematical modelling of real-world situations. Statistics deals with the analysis of variable amounts of data and will explain many everyday real-life phenomena.

Entry requirements

Along with the School’s minimum requirements, you will need a minimum grade A at GCSE Level.


There are termly assessments and internal examinations throughout the course.

The course will consist of six modules.  Core Mathematics 1, Core Mathematics 2 and Statistics 1 will be studied and examined in Year 12. These three modules form the AS qualification.

Core Mathematics 3 and 4 and Mechanics 1 will be studied and examined in Year 13. This will lead to the full A Level in Mathematics.  There is no coursework involved in any of the modules.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton School for Boys directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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  • Start date: Next September