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Mathematics A Level at Stanground Academy

Course description

IIf you have an inquiring mind and are not just content to accept what you are told but want to know why things work then, mathematics is the course for you.  If you like working in a logical way and get great satisfaction from solving problems then mathematics is the course for you.

Course content

In the core content you will extend your understanding of algebra and trigonometry and apply these skills to a greater range of problems. You will also study calculus which provides you with powerful tools to understand and solve problems involving real world processes. Alongside the core mathematics you will study mechanics and statistics which will enable you to see how the mathematics you learn can be applied to practical problems in physics, business and computing.

Entry requirements

5 + A* to B grades at GCSE including grade 6 or above in mathematics and grade 5 in English.

A scientific calculator will be required for this course.


You will be assessed via three external examinations at the end of year 13.

Future opportunities

– Higher Education: A degree in mathematics, engineering, sciences, surveying, economics, computing and business.

– Career opportunities: Engineering, construction, banking, accountancy, computing and    business.

Further information

Mathematics provides excellent support for chemistry, biology and physics. It also supports business, computer studies, sociology and physics, mathematics

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanground Academy directly.

Last updated date: 16 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years