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Further Mathematics A level at Woodford County High School

Course description

The topics studied for the Further Maths modules will include: 

FP1 - Complex numbers; numerical solution of equations; coordinate systems; matrix algebra; series; proof. 

M1 – modelling; kinematics, dynamics and statics of a particle; vectors; moments. 

M2 - Kinematics of a particle; centres of mass; work and energy; collisions; statics of a rigid body. 

FP2 - Inequalities; series; further complex numbers; first and second order differential equations; Maclaurin and Taylor series; polar coordinates. 

FP3 - Hyperbolic functions; further coordinate systems; differentiation; integration; vectors; further matrix algebra.

Entry requirements

Grade A/A* GCSE in Maths.

Assessment

Each component is assessed by a written examination lasting 1. hours and all units carry equal weighting. 

Year 12: FP1, M1 and M2 will be assessed in Summer 2017. 

Year 13: The three other modules will be taken at the summer examination session in 2018. 

Further mathematicians take a total of twelve modules including the six modules required for Advanced Level Mathematics.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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