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Mathematics A Level at Devonport High School for Girls

Course description

Mathematics studied at GCSE is extended with students building on their algebra, geometry and trigonometry skills in addition to discovering calculus. Students will apply their mathematics skills through Statistics in Year 12 and Mechanics in Year 13.

Course content

Both the AS and the A2 are divided into three modules, two Pure Mathematics and one Application. All modules are assessed in the summer via a written examination with one small piece of coursework in Year 13. The outline of the unit content is shown below.

AS Level

Core 1 33%

Core 2 33%

Statistics 1 33%

A2 Level

Core 3 (20% coursework) 33%

Core 4 33%

Mechanics 1 33%

Future opportunities

Mathematics at A Level is a fascinating, rewarding and satisfying subject and forms the basis for many other subjects. It is highly regarded by employers and Higher Education establishments, with many degrees containing some elements of mathematics.

Careers in Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Business, Economics, Geography and Design, amongst many others, will benefit from mathematical studies at a high level.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 May 2017

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