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AS/A2 Level Mathematics at Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School - a Science College

Course description

AS/A2 – Edexcel

The course is modular. Qualifications are earned through achievement in Pure Mathematics. Statistics and possibly Mechanics or Decision Mathematics. In addition to AS and A2, it might be possible to offer further maths to outstanding candidates, but it is important to register an interest in this at the earliest opportunity.

Course content

The course is modular in structure and is suitable for students who have gained at least a grade B at GCSE.  Qualification is through achievement in both Pure Mathematics and Statistics.  Students study three units at AS and a further three if they decide to complete the full A Level.

All modules are equally weighted and each is assessed through a one and a half hour paper.  There is no coursework.  However, work is monitored throughout the course and sound academic progress, coupled with a positive attitude to work is demanded at all times.

It may be possible to offer Further Mathematics to outstanding candidates.  If you are interested, you must  report your intent at the earliest opportunity.



C1 - Core Mathematics

C2 - Core Mathematics

S1 - Statistics

C3 - Core Mathematics

C4 - Core Mathematics

S2 - Statistics



FP1 - Further Pure Maths

M1 - Mechanics

M2 - Mechanics

FP2 - Further Pure Maths

D1 - Decision Maths

D2 - Decision Maths


Entry requirements

Minimum requirement to study Maths at AS/A2 is grade B at GCSE (an A would be preferred).

Further information

A willingness to persevere and an ability to think are definite prerequisites for this course!

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School - a Science College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years

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