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Maths and Further Maths Double Option at Sleaford Joint Sixth form

Course description

Course Content and Skills Required
The skills required are as for A-level mathematics, only more so!

Six modules (three for AS and 3 for A2), taken from the following list:

* Pure Mathematics (FP1, FP2, FP3)

* Mechanics (M3, M4)

* Statistics (S1, S2) It can, and sometimes is, taken as an AS course only (any three modules).


* Unit tests may be used along with homework tasks to assess students’ work

* Assessment is by six end of module examinations each of 1 1/2 hours in duration

* All our examinations are with the OCR Exam board • There is no coursework requirement Assessment is totally by examination with a 1 1/2 hour paper for each module.

Entry requirements

* A level Mathematics is a demanding course and experience has proved that a grade B at GCSE is the absolute minimum required. Indeed, an A or A* is the recommended pre-requisite for this course.

* Success at GCSE is no guarantee of success at AS/A level. Core Mathematics makes up over 65% of the A level so it is imperative that students embarking on this course have a good understanding of Algebra and Trigonometry.

* FURTHER MATHEMATICS: An A grade in Mathematics at GCSE is essential, indeed an A* is the usual entry grade for this course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sleaford Joint Sixth form directly.

Last updated date: 30 May 2014

Key information

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