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Mathematics A Level at The Broxbourne School

Course description

An AS in Mathematics will be achieved by the study of three modules in Year 12. These modules are Core 1, Core 2
and Probability and Statistics 1.
The topics of study in these modules are as follows:
Core 1:
Indices and Surds, Quadratics, Co-ordinate Geometry, Graphing and Differentiation
Core 2:
Trigonometry, Polynomials, Laws of Logs and Integration
Probability and Statistics 1:
Representation of data, Probability, Discrete Random Variables and Bivariate Data
In Year 13 the A-level course comprises of three further modules. These are:
Core 3:
Exponentials, Logs, Trigonometry, Functions
Core 4:
Calculus, Partial Fractions, Binomial Theorem, Polynomials, Vectors
Mechanics 1:
Forces, Friction, Newton’s Laws, Momentum, Straight line motion

Entry requirements

Entry requirements to The Broxbourne School Sixth Form are based on both the average KS4 points achieved in the summer of year 11 and specific grades gained in subjects relevant to those that they wish to pursue in the Sixth Form. Students are expected to take four AS subjects and AS General Studies in Year 12 and should have demonstrated a consistently serious attitude to study.
To enter the Sixth Form to study 4 or 5 AS / A-level courses students should have achieved at least 5+ A* - C grades including English and Maths, must have demonstrated a consistently serious attitude to study and
• gained an average points score of 43 points or more and,
• achieved the entry grade B in the GCSE subject they wish to study at AS / A-level or in the case of subjects not taken at GCSE the entry grade in related subjects
• achieve at least an A in GCSE Maths to take AS level Maths

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 November 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years