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Mathematics A Level at Woodbridge School

Course description

AS At AS there are three units:

  1. Core Maths 1
  2. Core Maths 2
  3. Mechanics 1

A2 A2 candidates take AS and then three further units:

  1. Core Maths 3
  2. Core Maths 4
  3. Statistics 1

Course content

The course is delivered by two teachers during eight periods per week using computer simulations and software where appropriate to aid a student’s understanding. There is full and proper preparation for each examination with every member of the department happy to offer students extra help if they ask.

Entry requirements

GCSE or IGCSE at least grade A. Experience suggests that candidates with only a grade B struggle to cope at AS Level.


All assessment is by examination

Future opportunities

Mathematics A Level is a hugely sought-after qualification and the Russell Group universities have listed it as one of their facilitating subjects that equip students with the skills and knowledge to undertake courses at some of the most competitive universities. The problem-solving skills that it develops are applicable to most aspects of modern life and it is perhaps most important for potential applicants to economics, engineering, scientific and computing courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Woodbridge School directly.

Last updated date: 03 April 2017
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