A-Level Maths

What will I be learning?

We follow the Edexcel A-Level Mathematics course. You will study topics in Pure Mathematics and Applied mathematics. Applied mathematics you will focus on Statistics and Mechanics. 

How will I be assessed?

Students will be assessed with 3 exams at the end of the 2 year course. 
Paper 1 – Pure content (2h)
Paper 2 – Pure content (2h)
Paper 3 – Stats and Mechanics (2h) 

We will give students internal assessments at the end of every chapter and formal mocks in line with the school assessment structure.  

Independent study opportunities 

Students are expected to practise the skills learnt in the lesson and complete all of the textbook exercises independently. Students are advised on how to find appropriate exam questions and are expected to complete these exam style questions regularly throughout the course of their studies. 

What resources do I need?

Students will be given the Edexcel A-Level Maths books at the beginning of the course, which they are expected to return at the end of the course. Students will need a scientific calculator (Casio Classwiz). Students may wish to purchase Revision guides, past paper packs to support their learning.

Are there any extracurricular activities?

Students will take part in some of the UKMT maths challenges. We work with the maths hub and different agencies and as and when any opportunities arise we inform the students. 

What careers could this lead on to?

  • Financial Sector – Accounting, Stockbroker, Tax Advisor etc.
  • STEM careers – Engineering, mechanics, Sciences 
  • Teaching

What grades do I need for this course?

A grade 6 is the minimum required grade to study A-Level Maths.