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Further Mathematics A Level at Saffron Walden County High School

Course description

Further Mathematics extends the understanding gained in A-Level Mathematics
to higher levels, as well as exploring topics afresh. It is advantageous to students
who are considering studying Mathematics at university. Also, students who wish
to study Physics or Engineering at degree level will benefit from meeting the
mathematics they might need at this stage of their education

Course content

In Year 13, some ideas met in Year 12 are extended. This includes further complex numbers and matrices. New integration techniques are also taught here. In addition, the modelling techniques usedin the statistics and mechanics section of the Maths A-Level are refined and extended and new ideas fundamental to undergraduate mathematics are explored.

Entry requirements

GCSE 8 in Maths


All content is assessed at the end of the course in 3 written examinations. There is no coursework element.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years