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Mathematics - A Level at Swanshurst School

Course description

The aim of this course is to develop an understanding of mathematics in a way that promotes confidence and fosters enjoyment. It will develop your ability to reason logically, to generalise and construct mathematical proof. Your skills in the use of technology, such as calculators and computers, will be developed. This course compliments many combinations of sixth form subjects. It is recognised as an excellent choice of study in preparation for entry into a wide range of careers and Higher Education. For more information on this course please look at our website:, click on the Sixth Form tab and then select ‘courses & subjects’ where you can download a PDF of the subject leaflet and an application form. Alternatively you can request a prospectus and application form by email: or by calling on 0121 464 2400

Entry requirements

In order for students to gain most fulfilment and reward from this course entry requirements are a Grade B and above in GCSE Mathematics (in both Methods of Mathematics and Application of Mathematics examinations where applicable). If you have completed a modular GCSE course you must have achieved a minimum of a grade B in your final unit examination. Progression onto A Level Mathematics will also require at least 5 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C or above. Exam Board:

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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 March 2015
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