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Core Mathematics Level 3 at Burford School and Community College

Course description

This course helps to develop mathematical skills and thinking and supports courses such as ‘A’ Level Psychology, Sciences and Geography as well as technical and vocational qualifications. It is suitable for students who wish to continue studying mathematics after GCSE but who do not want to include mathematics as one of their three ‘A’ Level choices. The course will run over two years alongside a student’s
three ‘A’ Levels. The award is graded from A – E and is worth between 20 and 60 UCAS points.

Course content

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Compulsory content -
Comprehension
• Applications of statistics
• Probability
• Linear programming
• Sequences and growth
1 hour 40 minute written paper.
40% of total marks available.
 
Compulsory content -
Applications
• Applications of statistics
• Probability
• Linear programming
• Sequences and growth
1 hour 40 minute written paper.
60% of total marks available.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics.

Further information

There will be worked examples and theory in lessons, followed by weekly assessments and practice exam questions. The department runs a drop in class after school once a week for students to get help with their work as well as a lunchtime intervention class each week.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Burford School and Community College directly.

Last updated date: 21 December 2017