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Mathematics A Level at Beverley High School

Course description

Students will be set approximately 1 hour of work from every mathematics lesson. This work should be completed for the next lesson with that teacher.

Course content

Three modules will be studied:

Core Maths 1, Core Maths 2, Statistics 1.

The teaching will be shared equally between BGS and BHS.

There will be two 60-minute lessons per week at each school.

Three Modules will be studied:

Core Maths 3, Core Maths 4, Mechanics 1.

The teaching will be shared as in Y12.

Entry requirements

Grade A*, A or B in GCSE Mathematics.

Satisfactory performance in Y12; Grade E or higher at AS.

Assessment

One 90-minute examination unit for each of Core1, Core 2 and Statistics 1 will be taken in June of Y12.

One 90-minute examination unit for each of Mechanics 1, Core 3 and Core 4 will be taken in June of Y13.

Future opportunities

A level Mathematics is an entry requirement for most university Engineering degree courses, and is a great asset in any Science-based course. A level Mathematics is highly regarded by university and college admissions tutors, and employers.

Research shows that people with A level Maths earn on average 10% more than those without A level Maths, irrespective of their area of employment!

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 August 2016

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    • Beverley High School is a Group 6, five-form entry girls' comprehensive within the East Riding of Yorkshire. 816 girls are currently on roll including 120 girls in the Sixth Form. The School, founded in 1908, has developed since 1973 from a grammar school into a fully comprehensive 11-18 establishment. The school celebrated its 100th anniversary in September 2008.

      Beverley High School is long established with an excellent record and considerable achievements in academic work, music, drama, art and sport. We are particularly concerned to develop each girl's good qualities to the full. The school has a long tradition of successful education and enjoys a high reputation within the community, both at local and county level. The school features in the “Good Schools’ Guide”.

      Subject departments are housed in purpose-built rooms set amidst fine grounds. We have a dedicated Library and Sixth Form Block. A Sports Hall was opened in September 2006 and an Art/Technology Centre opened in September 2008.