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Mathematics A Level at Ormiston Rivers Academy

Course description

Advanced Level Mathematics (Level 3). A blend of pure and applied Mathematics to develop knowledge, reasoning and logic which enable you to take a variety of transferable skills into Higher Education studies and the job market. The course covers a wide range of topics including Pure mathematics, Statistics and Mechanics.

Course content

AS and A Level will be separate qualifications. An AS Level qualification will no longer count towards an A Level in Mathematics.

AS and A Level Mathematics consist of 100% prescribed content, containing both Pure and Applied Mathematics (no optional content). Mechanics and Statistics will form part of the compulsory content for both AS and A Level students.

Entry requirements

Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics.


All assessments will be linear, with 100% examination at the end of each year. Paper 1: Pure Mathematics 2hours = 100 marks. Paper 2: Statistics and Mechanics 1hour = 50 marks

Future opportunities

Universities, colleges and prospective employers view Mathematics as arguably one of the most highly valued A-levels as a good pass demonstrates an individual’s ability to think logically, work independently and solve complex problems, all of which are becoming standard requirements in an ever increasingly competitive job market. Mathematics offers a gateway to jobs and careers in engineering, accounting, banking, teaching, where independent thought and responsibility are key attributes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Rivers Academy directly.

Last updated date: 07 March 2017

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