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Mathematics A-level at The Oakes College (Netherhall School)

Course description

The Maths A-level course is a two year course.  Students will study Pure Maths, Mechanics and Statistics.  We provide all students with online text books and hard copies. 

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement is 7 GCSE or equivalent passes at either grades 9-4 or grades A*-C in an appropriate range of subjects, including English at grade 4 or above.

The college will accept one BTEC at Merit level as one GCSE equivalent.

Maths – requires a GCSE grade 7 or above in Maths




Throughout the course there will be regular assessments to monitor students.  The final assessed exams all take place at the end of the second year.  There will be three papers.  Two of the papers will assess Pure Mathematics skills and the third will assess Statistics and Mechanics.

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in Mathematics related areas such as Engineering, Economics, Physics or more general higher education courses.  With further training, you could go into a profession related to Mathematics such as an Accountant, Engineer, Financial Adviser or Teacher.  

The course also helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the economic and financial sectors. You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for an Advanced GCE in Mathematics. You could also go straight into employment, as the A-level is a recognised qualification that  many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

Contact for further information:

Mr C Woods:
Mr D Parro:

Delivery: Full-time

Open Evening:  16 October 2018

Application Deadline:  15 January 2019

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: 27 September 2018
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