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IB Diploma Mathematics (Standard Level) - Block D @ The Leigh Academy at LAT16 Leigh

Course description

This course aims to enable students to:

- enjoy and develop an appreciation of the elegance and power of mathematics

- employ and refine their powers of abstraction and generalization

- develop logical, critical and creative thinking, and patience and persistence in problem-solving

- appreciate the moral, social and ethical implications arising from the work of mathematicians and the application of mathematics. 

Course content

Core content

·         Pure mathematics

·         Statistics

·         Modelling

·         Personal Project

Entry requirements


  • 5+ A*-C (9-4) grades in GCSEs
  • Grade 6 GCSE Mathematics


This qualification is made up of 80% external assessment split between two equal weighted exam papers (both require a graphical calculator) and 20% internally assessed project.   

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.

Careers could include:

  • Accountant
  • Engineer
  • Research Scientist
  • Attorney 

Further information

Dina Grozdanic, DoL Mathematics

Melissa Sullivan, KS5 Mathematics

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: 03 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years