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Mathematics (Further) at Calder High School

Course description

What students get

A tutor including email support

Weekly teaching sessions

One or two working days per module at the University of Manchester

A revision day for each module

Occasional school visits by the Manchester Further Mathematics team

Access to the MEI resources web-site (

Access to the Further Mathematics network website (

Course content

Extra Curricular study in collaboration with Manchester University

Exam Board: OCR (MEI) Further Maths


Six units – three units for AS level and three for A2 level.

Entry requirements

You must be an able mathematician who is taking A level Mathematics and is capable of grade B or above at the normal A level.

You must enjoy mathematics

You want a chance to consolidate and go beyond the standard A level

You want to be recognised as a keen and able mathematician

You want a chance to work with students from other schools and colleges

You are willing to use enrichment time on Wednesday afternoon to study further mathematics.

Future opportunities

Good A level mathematicians are getting rarer and an A level in Further Mathematics is rarer still and is always looked upon favourably especially for students wishing to progress to a degree in Mathematics.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September