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Maths AS A2 at Bishop Stopford CE School

Course description

The course builds on from your GCSE knowledge and skills in Maths.

In A Level Maths, you will study a range of topics from Pure maths looking at algebra and geometry, to Statistics and probability and Mechanics looking at the way objects move in terms of speed, distance, acceleration and time.

The course can be combined with Further Maths either to AS Level or to A Level.

It combines well with other subjects, and will lead to a huge range of further opportunities such as science,and engineering related courses at university, and careers in the finance and buisness sectors. A degree in Maths is likely to need Further Maths as well as Maths A Level.

Course content

There are 3 units leading to an AS in one year and another 3 units leading to A2 in the second year. All are of equal value.

You have to choose between:

Pure Maths with Statistics (C1, C2, C3, C4, S1, S2)

And

Pure Maths with Mechanics (C1, C2, C3, C4, M1, M2)

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at Grade C is the minimum entry requirement, although we recommend an average of 8 Grade C GCSEs.

You will also need to have achieved a grade B in GCSE Maths to begin this course.

Assessment

There is no coursework: all modules are examined.

Financial information

There are no additional costs for Maths.

Further information

A Maths related visit/conference is offered. There is also the opportunity to take part in a Senior Maths Challenge.

Whilst all our courses are compatible with each other, the timetable may limit some combinations.

For subject specific details please contact Head of Mathematics: gmccluskey@bishopstopford.com

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Stopford CE School directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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