Mathematics at Ysgol Llanhari
It is possible to study Pure Mathematics and Mechanics or Pure
Mathematics and Statistics at AS or A2. The course is an introduction
to Mathematics as a basis for further studies, however it is complete
in itself for those who do not wish to pursue the subject further.
During the Pure units pupils will learn the basic skills of Algebra and
Calculus. Some units from the GCSE Higher Tier are revisited and are
studied at a deeper level. Over a fortnight pupils will receive 5 hours
of Pure Mathematics and 3 hours of Mechanics or Statistics
The following units are offered:
• C1, C2, C3, C4 Pure Mathematics
• M1, M2, Mechanics
• S1, S2 Statistics
The Mechanics option should appeal to students who have an
interest in Physics, and the Statistics option should appeal to
students who intend to study subjects like Business Studies, Biology,
Geography or Economics.
Advanced Subsidiary Options
Mathematics C1, C2, M1 OR C1, C2, S1
Advanced Level Options
Mathematics C1, C2, C3, C4, M1, M2 OR C1, C2, C3, C4, S1, S2
C1, C2, C3, C4
Pure Mathematics includes
Algebra; Co-Ordinate Geometry; Circular Measurement;
Trigonometry; The Calculus; Series; Binomial Expansion; Functions;
Forces; Friction; Moments; Newton’s Laws; Work; Power; Energy;
Vectors; Gravity; Motion on a straight line; Projectiles; Motion in a
circle; Differential Equations.
Probability; Discrete and Continuous Distributions including Binomial,
Poisson, Uniform and Normal Distributions; Confidence Limits;
Studying the additional module S1 or M1 in year 12 and the
additional module S3 or M3 in year 13 will lead to the Further
Each paper is equal in value and 1½ hours long.
See the school offering the subject
AS - C1, C2 and M1/S1
A2 - C1, C2 and M1/S1 at the end of Year 12
C3, C4 and M2/S2 at the end of Year 13
Mathematics is the basis to a number of different careers,
engineering, medicine, education, physical and chemical science,
Economics, architecture, business.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Llanhari directly.