Further Mathematics A Level at Plymouth High School for Girls
There is an opportunity for those students who have a natural interest in mathematics to study Further Mathematics at AS and A2 level. This course comprises of another three modules for the AS and three further modules to complete the full A2.
In Year 12 there are three modules to be completed; further pure mathematics, mechanics and decision.
In Year 13 there are a further three modules to complete; further pure mathematics 2, further statistics and decision mathematics.
Provided by the Millennium Mathematics Project, the +Plus Magazine site has a wealth of enrichment material and is highly recommended. There are hundreds of interesting problems and an archive full of accessible articles, as well as a ‘Careers with Maths’ section. It has an excellent search facility – I tried ‘vectors,’ a topic I Únd quite dry to teach, and came up with an article about how vectors are used in the creation of CGI in Úlms!
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Plymouth High School for Girls directly.