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Mathematics A Level at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School

Course description

The course consists of 6 modules.

Core 1, 2, 3 and 4 This consists of extending your knowledge of algebra, trigonometry as well as introducing new subjects like differentiation and integration.

Mechanics

The study of motion – why do things move, or not move? We delve into some of Isaac Newton’s work in the study of motion and equilibrium.

Statistics

Statistics is becoming increasingly necessary in subjects such as Economics, Biology, Business Studies and in any subject involving research and the interpretation of data. Students learn techniques that allow them to correctly interpret data.

Course content

The course consists of 5 one hour lessons with students expected to complete set work between each lesson and there are progress tests to be completed at the end of every chapter (roughly every 2 weeks)

Entry requirements

• Five A* to B grades at GCSE, plus either

• a grade A in Maths at GCSE or

• a high grade B and a recommendation from the Maths department

Assessment

3 modules are assessed by examination (each 90 minutes in duration) in June of Y12 and another 3 in June of Y13.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

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