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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



This module includes sampling, data, probability, statistical distribution, hypothesis and working with a meteorological data set.



 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.