# Further Mathematics A Level at Dame Alice Owen's School

## Course description

Further Mathematics A Level consists of four exams, three of which are Further Pure and one will be either a Further Mechanics or a Further Statistics, students will need to choose the appropriate option, each of the four papers are 1 hour 30 minutes long.

## Entry requirements

8 or 9 grade in GCSE Maths.

## Assessment

**Examination Board - Edexcel**

Further Mathematics A Level consists of four exams, three of which are Further Pure and one will be either a Further Mechanics or a Further Statistics, students will need to choose the appropriate option, each of the four papers are 1 hour 30 minutes long.

In brief, the content of the papers are:

- Pure Mathematics 1 and Pure Mathematics 2 (Two papers
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Proof; Algebra; Trigonometry; Co-ordinate geometry; Sequences and series; Differentiation; Integration; Exponentials and logarithms; Vectors.

- Statistics and Mechanics:

Statistical sampling; Data presentation; Probability; Statistical Distribution; Statistical Hypothesis testing; Kinematics; Forces and Newtonâ€™s laws; Moments.

- Further Pure Mathematics 1:

Proof; Complex numbers; Matrices; Further Algebra and Functions; Further Calculus; Further Vectors.

- Further Pure Mathematics 2:

Complex numbers; Further algebra and Functions; Further calculus; Polar coordinates; Hyperbolic functions; Differential Equations.

- Further Pure Mathematics 3:

Further calculus; Further differential equations; Coordinate systems; Further vectors; Further numerical methods; Inequalities.

- EITHER:
- Further Statistics 1: Linear regression; Statistical distributions (discrete); Statistical distributions (continuous); Correlation; Hypothesis testing; Chi-Squared tests
- Further Mechanics 1: Momentum and Impulse; Collisions; Centres of mass; Work and Energy; Elastic strings and springs.

We continue to offer this very intensive diet for our most able students who will enjoy the fast pace, the depth of study and the challenge.

## How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Dame Alice Owen's School directly.