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A Level Mathematics at Seaford Head School and 6th form centre

Course description

If you can take A level Maths, you should take A Level Maths.

Maths is key for developing your analytical, research and problem solving skills.

The A level is balanced between core and applied modules that give you a firm foundation in mathematical techniques which allows you to go on to further study or straight into work. 

Course content

Three modules in Year 12 and three modules in Year 13.

In Year 12 you study Core 1, Core 2 and Statistics 1.

If you then choose to continue study into Year 13 you study Core 3, Core 4 and Decision 1 (maths that is linked to programming).

Each of the modules is equally weighted in terms of your final grade.                                                                         

Exam Board: Edexcel


Entry requirements

You need a grade 6 or higher at GCSE Mathematics.


Three exams at the end of Year 12 (Core 1, Core 2 and Statistics) for an AS qualification.

There are three exams at the end of Year 13 (Core 3, Core 4 and Decision 1 Maths) for an A level qualification.

Financial information

No enrolment fee.

Resource fees may apply.

Future opportunities

Mathematics A level students and graduates are in high demand by employers.

Maths is the common denominator between all science, engineering, technology and maths subjects.

Currently 59% of employers state they are having difficulty recruiting people with mathematical skills. In terms of future study, Maths is recommended or sometimes   required for: Computer Science, Accounting, Chemistry, Biology and Life Sciences, Medicine / Nursing, Dentistry, Business Studies, Management Studies, Finance, Architecture, Geology, Psychology, Surveying and even Philosophy.

In short, if you are capable of taking Maths, you should take A level Maths.


Further information

Harry Russell—S6H Student

“You are supported from the beginning which gives you every chance of       achieving highly”.

Harry Kirzynowski—S6H Student

“You should asymptotes take this course”.



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: 20 September 2018
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