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Mathematics at Holy Trinity

Course description

For those who love problem—solving,

Mathematics is a must. It is a perfect companion to many other subjects, as it opens the door to many varied careers. A recent survey has shown that those with a Mathematics A level earn an average of 10% more than their peers.

We have chosen a course which is challenging,  and will develop key analytical and modelling skills.

Exploiting the excellent teacher/student ratio, the department has a long record of academic success.   You will build on your mathematical skills, and develop a logical approach to

problem solving.  A significant number of our students have gone on to study Mathematics and related degrees courses at university.

 

Course content

Core 1 - Algebra and Co-ordinate Geometry.

Core 2 - Algebra, Sequences, Trigonometry and Logarithms.

Statistics 1 - Probability, Sampling and Distribution.

Core 3 - Algebra, Trigonometry and Numerical Methods.

Core 4 - Trigonometry, Vectors, Algebra, Sequences and Logarithms.

Mechanics 1 - Mathematics in the physical world - forces, speed vectors, projectiles.

Entry requirements

Grade B in GCSE Mathematics.

Assessment

Examination is in January and June as follows:

Year 12 - June - Core 1 exam. Core 2 and Statistics 1.

Year 13 - June - Mechanics 1. Core 3 and Core 4.

Future opportunities

Maths opens the door to a diverse array of courses. Skills such as logical thinking, problem solving and statistical analysis can be applied to real life situations.

Further information

Mrs J Hallam - Head of Mathematics -  jayne.hallam@taw.org.uk

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holy Trinity directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2  Years
  • Number of planned places: 20

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