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Mathematics A-Level at Churchill Academy and Sixth Form

Course description

Mathematics at A Level builds on the foundations laid at GCSE. Enjoy delving deeper into your current understanding and revel in the discovery of new, interesting and exciting concepts. The list of transferable skills developed while studying Mathematics is extensive: independent learning, problem solving, water-tight logic and perseverance. Universities and employers recognise the course as being both challenging and rewarding.

Course content

Year 12

  • Pure: Core 1
  • Pure: Core 2
  • Applied: Mechanics 1 / Statistics 1 (depending on choice)

Year 13

  • Pure: Core 3
  • Pure: Core 4
  • Applied: Mechanics 2 / Statistics 2 (continued from choice)

Entry requirements

5 A* - C at GCSE

B grade in GCSE Maths

(A grade in GCSE Maths desirable)

Future opportunities

Maths can lead to a host of future possibilities:

  • Engineering
  • Accountancy / Finance
  • Medicine
  • Manufacturing
  • Computer science
  • Any other science
  • Teaching
  • Statistical analysis (with data from social networks now readily available, this is a rapidly developing industry)
  • Intelligence analysis (spying, codebreaking)
  • The list is huge and varied: mathematical experts are in demand across all kinds of industries.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Churchill Academy and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years