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Additional Mathematics FSMQ Other Qualification at Weatherhead High School

Course description

Qualification :Other General Qualification
Exam Board :OCR (OCEAC)
Category :Mathematics and Statistics - Science and Mathematics

Course content

This course is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to continue the study of Mathematics beyond GCSE. The course will be made available to those students who completed their Higher Tier GCSE in year 10.
The content consists of four areas of Pure Mathematics .
  • Algebra
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Calculus

Students are also given an opportunity to initiate their studies in Mechanics by considering Kinematics - constant and variable acceleration.


There is no coursework requirement. The students will sit one examination paper of length two hours in June of year 11. The grading for the qualification is A-E, U.

Future opportunities

This is a Level 3 qualification which would support a student’s UCAS application in year 13 and is highly regarded by employers

Further information

This course is an excellent preparation for 'A' Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics.
For a copy of the school's Key Stage 4 (14 to 16) brochure please log on to the school's website at

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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