Year 12
Term 1
Pure (AS) Algebra & Functions
Stats (AS) Statistical Sampling
Stats (AS) Data presentation and interpretation
Mech (AS) Quantities and units in mechanics
Mech (AS) Kinematics 1 (constant acceleration)
Term 2
Pure (AS) Coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane
Pure (AS) Further Algebra
Stats (AS) Data presentation and interpretation
Mech (AS) Kinematics 1 (constant acceleration)
Term 3
Pure (AS) Trigonometry
Pure (AS) Vectors (2D)
Stats (AS) Probability
Stats (AS) Statistical distributions
Mech (AS) Forces & Newton’s laws
Term 4 and 5
Pure (AS) Differentiation
Pure (AS) Integration
Stats (AS) Statistical Hypothesis testing
Mech (AS) Forces & Newton’s laws
Pure (AS) Exponentials and logarithms
Mech (AS) Kinematics 2 (Variable acceleration)
Revision (AS Level)
Formal Examination (AS Level)
Course Content |
Pure Maths 1 & 2 These modules include Proof, Algebra (heavy content), Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Sequences & Series, Trigonometry, Logarithms, Differentiation/Integration, Vectors
Statistics This module includes sampling, data, probability, statistical distribution, hypothesis and working with a meteorological data set.
Mechanics This module comprises of Forces, Moments, Kinematics
Further Maths Further Pure Maths 1 & 2- as A Level but more in depth study You then also do: · Further Statistics · Further Mechanics · |
Examination Details |
100% exam at the end of the course Pure Maths 1 – 2 hours (100 marks) Pure Maths 2 – 2 hours (100 marks) Statistics and Mechanics – 2 hours (100 Marks)* *Section A – Statistics *Section B – Mechanics
Further Maths 4 exams – 1.5 hours (75 marks) |
Career Pathways |
Actuary, Accountant, Statistician, Stockbroker, Engineer, Meteorologist, Quantity Surveyor, Software Tester, Analyst, Market Researcher, Space /Aircraft Industry, Banking.
University Courses e.g. Computer Science, Chemistry, Biology and Life Sciences, Medicine/Nursing, Dentistry, Business Management Studies, Finance, Architecture, Geology, Maths. Highly sought after in degrees e.g. Psychology and Geography |
Entry Criteria |
Grade 6 in GCSE is desired for A Level maths and a Grade 7 in GCSE maths is desired to study Further maths. |