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Mathematics A Level at Withernsea High School Specialising In Humanities

Course description

Year 12 (Lower Sixth) Lessons

In Year 12 three modules will be studied, two core modules and one applied module (either S1 or D1). Core mathematics is often known as pure mathematics and extends many of the topics familiar at GCSE, such as surds and solving quadratic equations, as well as introducing new topics such as calculus and logarithms to name just two.

 

Year 13 (Upper Sixth) Lessons

In Year 13 the work of year 12 is built upon and extended further. New topics are also introduced. A2 mathematics adds an extra level of complexity and challenge and requires tenacity, resilience and dedication from the student in order to achieve. 

Assessment

Students will be assessed after each chapter using past exam questions. These will be marked as per the official mark scheme, graded and feedback provided that must be acted upon. After each module a full assessment will be given.

In Year 12 classes will take the external examinations for modules C1, C2 and D1 in the Summer term. This will make up an AS level in mathematics.

In Year 13 classes will take 3 external examinations, C3, C4 and S1 as well as any resits of previous modules.

Future opportunities

This is a much sought after qualification and can lead to a whole host of careers, college and university courses including-: economics, medicine, architecture, engineering, IT, accountancy, teaching, environmental studies, psychology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Withernsea High School Specialising In Humanities directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016

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