Exam Board and specification code:
Mrs V Harrald
What is this course about?
A-level maths consists of 3 papers and they are completed at the end of Y13 with assessments from Edexcel.
The assessments are: Paper 1 Pure Mathematics 1, Paper 2 Pure Mathematics 2 and Paper 3 Statistics and Mechanics. For the most able students, Further Maths is also offered.
Paper 1 - Pure Mathematics 1 (33.33% of A2) 2 hours.
Paper 2 - Pure Mathematics 2 (33.33% of A2) 2 hours.
Paper 3 - Statistics and Mechanics (33.33% of A2) 2 hours.
Section A: Statistics
Section B: Mechanics
What might this course lead on to?
A-level Mathematics students and graduates are in high demand by employers and maths is the essential transferable component across all science, engineering, technology and maths subjects.
Other than a degree in Maths, A-level leads to degrees and careers in Statistics, Finance and Banking, Natural & Life Sciences, Art & Design, Business & Research, Engineering, Actuarial & Insurance, ICT/Computing, Medicine & Health and Education.
Grade 6 in GCSE Maths.