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Advanced GCE in Mathematics with Mechanics at Cockermouth School

Course description

Four lessons a week of Core Maths, focusing on algebraic techniques, trigonometry and calculus. Two lessons a week of mechanics - using maths to solve physical problems.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE's A*-C. A mathematical ability ideally at least grade A at GCSE. Pupils with a grade B will be accepted, but have in the past generally struggled.


At the end of the first year, 2 core and 1 mechanics units are assessed. At the end of the course, 2 Core and another Mechanics unit are assessed.

Future opportunities

Engineering, Computing, Finance

Further information

Mr R King - Head of Year 12.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years