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Mathematics A Level at Brimsham Green School

Course description

In pure mathematics students study a wide range of techniques such as calculus and trigonometry which are powerful tools for solving problems. The applications units allow the student to apply techniques to real life problems using a modelling approach; this is done through studying force and motion in mechanics and through data analysis in statistics.

Mathematics is fun, stimulating and intellectually challenging.


Course content


Unit title: Pure core 1 Assessment: Examination

Unit title: Pure core 2 Assessment: Examination

Unit title: Mechanics 1 Assessment: Examination



Unit title: Pure core 3

Unit title: Pure core 4

Unit title: Statistics 1


Each unit is assessed by a written end of module examination.

AS mechanics and A2 statistics may include an extended piece of work that involves data collection and analysis.

Future opportunities

Mathematics provides the tools to become an architect, surveyor, top executive, doctor, dentist, pharmacist, teacher, lawyer and many more

Further information

You will need to discuss any problems or misunderstandings about the work with your class teacher and there are usually revision sessions provided either after school or during holidays.

A graphics calculator is required for the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brimsham Green School directly.

Last updated date: 20 September 2016

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      Through this partnership we are able to offer a wide range of academic and vocational qualifications, enabling students to select the courses which meet their needs and interests.

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      Our sixth form collaboration ensures a personalised programme of support so that all young people can achieve their very best, in an environment where aspirations are high, levels of care, support and guidance are second to none and where excellence thrives.