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Mathematics A Level 3

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
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What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Mathematics A level provides a good foundation for the study of Mathematics at a higher level, which is essential for further study in many Mathematical and Physical sciences, and desirable for many other including Physics, Engineering, Economics, Accountancy and Finance and Computer Science, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, Philosophy, Architecture, Biology, Chemistry, Geology as well as Mathematics itself


Mathematics will follow the new 2017 Edexcel exam board specification. Mathematics is a popular choice and it complements many other subjects in the curriculum. The course is linear and students will take all exams at the end of the two-year course.


Paper 1 and Paper   2:          Pure Mathematics 1



Algebra and Functions

Coordinate Geometry in the (x, y) plane

Arithmetic Sequences and Series


Exponentials and logarithms




Numerical methods



Paper 3:          Statistics and Mechanics


Statistical sampling

Representation and Summary of Data


Statistical distributions

Statistical hypothesis testing

Quantities and units in mechanics


Forces and Newton’s Laws




How will it be delivered?

Students are assessed in school using a variety of end of topic tests, end of unit tests and homework assignments. These are monitored closely and are linked to reporting, rewards and interventions.

Entry requirements

Six 9-5 (A*-C) GCSE grades with at least four at grade 6 (B) including grade 6 in Mathematics and in other subjects to be studied at A level

You will need to be recommended by your Mathematics teacher for your suitability to study Mathematics in the Sixth Form. Your predicted grade should ideally be a Grade 7 

Your next steps...

You could take this course with other advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in areas of Mathematics, related areas such as Engineering, Economics, Physics or more general higher education courses.With further training, you could go into a job related to Mathematics such as an Accountant, Engineer, Financial Adviser or Teacher.The course also helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the economic and financial sectors.


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