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Further Mathematics A Level at Canons High School

Course description

Students who have excelled at Mathematics, especially the topic of algebra.

Course content

You will need to complete 6 modules for the full Further Mathematics A level.  In the first year you will complete the A level ( see Mathematics info sheet)

In the second year you will study:

Further Pure Mathematics 1. Topics include series; complex numbers, numerical solution of equations and proof by induction.

Mechanics 2. Topics include modeling, vectors and their applications, kinematics of a particle, statics of a particle, dynamics, moments, centre of mass, energy and projectiles.

Further Pure Mathematics 2. Topics include inequalities, first order differential equations, second order differential equations, further complex numbers, Maclaurin and Taylor series.  You will also study Statistics 2 and Decision 1 and 2

Entry requirements

6 A*-C GCSE grades including English and Mathematics. Grade A/A* in Mathematics is required.


100% examination.

There are six exams for this level of which two are Pure Mathematics (FP1) and (FP2). The other four exams are all applied and you will do four out of the following six exams depending on which modules are studied for Mathematics A level:

Mechanics 1 (M1), Mechanics 2 (M2), Decision 1 (D1), Decision 2 (D2), Statistics 1 (S1) and Statistics 2 (S2).

Future opportunities

A vocation in many areas to include accountancy, Actuarial science, banking, finance, consultancy, teaching and many more.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years