## Ms Lawrence

judith.lawrence@coundoncourt.org

## Entry Requirements

Grade 7 in GCSE Mathematics

## About the course

A-Level Mathematics is widely recognised as an excellent qualification to have, both by universities for many courses, and also employers - it is a subject which can open doors as it is viewed as a subject which demonstrates that you are intelligent and have strong problem-solving and reasoning skills.

A-level Mathematics provides students with a thorough grounding in the analytical tools and techniques required in the workplace. The logic and reasoning skills developed by studying A-level Mathematics ensures the qualification is widely respected across all academic and vocational disciplines

## Maths

Possible future careers...

Year 12 Topics

Pure Maths

1 Algebraic Expressions

2 Quadratics

3 Equations and Inequalities

4 Graphs and Transformations

5 Straight Line Graphs

6 Circles

7 Algebraic Methods

8 Binomial Expansions

9 Trigonometric Ratios

10 Trigonometric Identities and Equations

11 Vectors

12 Differentiation

13 Integration

Applied Maths

S1 Data Collection

S2 Measures of Location and Spread

S3 Representations of Data

S4 Correlation

S5 Probability

S6 Statistical Distributions

S7 Hypothesis Testing

M8 Modelling

M9 Constant Acceleration

M10 Forces and Motion

M11 Variable Acceleration

Goes well with...

Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Computer Science

Year 13 Topics

Pure Maths

1 Algebraic Methods

2 Functions and Graphs

3 Sequences and Series

4 Binomial Expansions

5 Radians

6 Trigonometric Functions

7 Trigonometry and Modelling

8 Parametric Equations

9 Differentiation

10 Numerical Methods

11 Integration

12 Vectors

Applied Maths

S1 Regression and Correlation

S2 Probability

S3 The Normal Distribution

M4 Moments

M5 Forces and Friction

M6 Projectiles

M7 Application of Forces

M8 Further Kinematics

Exams

You will have 3 exam papers at the end of Year 13.

- Paper 1 and 2 are Pure Mathematics (and makes up 2/3 of the marks)

- Paper 3 is Statistics and Mechanics (and is worth 1/3 of the marks)

There is no specific content for Paper 1 and 2, and each paper is worth 1/3 of the total qualification.