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Further Mathematics A Level at The Hayfield School

Course description

Further Mathematics allows Mathematics to be studied at its purest level, to explore the links between Real and Imaginary, as well as widening your knowledge on the applications of Mathematics.

Opting for Further Maths in Year 12 also allows you to complete A Level Maths in one year, you can then either continue to a second A or AS Level in Further Maths or opt to focus on your other A Level subjects in Year 13.

Course content

12 modules are studied in total, 6 in Year 12 giving an A Level Maths Grade and the remaining 6 in Year 13.

Six modules cover

  • Pure Maths topics - Algebra, Calculus, Functions and Graphs, Trigonometry, Matrices and Complex Numbers.
  • There are 2 modules on each application of Mechanics, Statistics and Decision Maths.

Entry requirements

Grade A* in Maths.

High A grade may be considered with teacher recommendation.


Each module is assessed by an examination of 1hr 30min. These take place in June of each year.

Future opportunities

AS or A2 Further Maths provide a strong support to those students wishing to pursue Mathematics or Engineering to degree level.

As the only A Level that requires you to have shown success at A2 standard it marks you as a person of academic ability, logical, precise with good problem solving skills.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 June 2016
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