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Mathematics A Level at The Folkestone School for Girls

Course description

Mathematics AQA

Course content

Mathematics is a challenging course and consequently, it is held in high regard by many employers. The course builds further on the basic concepts covered at GCSE, including: Proof, Algebra and Functions, Coordinate Geometry in the (x,y) plane, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry, Exponentials and Logarithms, Differentiation, Integration, Numerical Methods, Vectors, Statistical Sampling, Data Presentation and Interpretation, Probability, Statistical Distributions, Statistical Hypothesis Testing, Quantities and Units in Mechanics, Kinematics, Forces and Newton’s Laws, Moments.

Entry requirements

Grade 7 or above in GCSE Mathematics

Assessment

Paper 1 – 2 hour examination, worth 100 marks and 33% of the A-level. Questions will be on any of the following content areas: Proof, Algebra and Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry, Exponentials and Logarithms, Differentiation, Integration, Numerical Methods. Paper 2 – 2 hour examination, worth 100 marks and 33% of the A-level. Questions will be on any content from Paper One, plus any of the following Mechanics content areas: Vectors, Quantities and Units in Mechanics, Kinematics, Forces and Newton’s Laws, Moments. Paper 3 – 2 hour examination, worth 100 marks and 33% of the A-level. Questions will be on any content from paper One, plus any of the following Statistics content areas: Statistical Sampling, Data Presentation and Interpretation, Probability, Statistical Distributions, Statistical Hypothesis Testing.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Mathematics such as an Accountant, Engineer, Financial Adviser or Teacher.

Further information

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 01 December 2017
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