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Mathematics A level at Sir Bernard Lovell School

Course description

The mathematics AS/ A2 is a challenging and rewarding course that leads to a nationally respected qualification. It is aimed at those students who have an interest in the subject and are willing to commit themselves to achieving their best. Mathematics can be studied in addition to any other subject, but complements the sciences well. Students will study 2 Pure Maths modules and an applied option in Year 12, and another 2 Pure Maths modules and another applied module in Year 13.

The mechanics option is suitable for students studying Physics A level and is useful for those considering studying Mathematics, Physics or Engineering at university. The statistics option is suitable for those studying Biology, social sciences such as Psychology and is useful for those considering a career in business. Any students who are also studying Further Maths will take the Statistics option for their AS Mathematics and will study Mechanics towards their Further Maths.

Future opportunities

Mathematics can lead to degree courses and careers in engineering, the sciences, the financial sector, teaching or research. It is greatly respected by universities and employers and can be used to progress into many careers not directly linked to mathematics

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir Bernard Lovell School directly.

Last updated date: 07 May 2015

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