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Mathematics: A Level (Facilitating)

course specification

The aims and objectives of this qualification are to enable you to understand mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence, fosters enjoyment and provides a strong foundation for progress to further study. It will extend your range of mathematical skills and techniques to an extent that enables you to understand coherence and progression in mathematics and how different areas of mathematics are connected.

exam board

Edexcel

Units

Paper 1: Pure Mathematics 1: (2 hours, 100 marks)

The contents include proof, Algebra and functions, coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane, Sequences and series, Trigonometry, Exponentials and Logarithms, Differentiation, integration and vectors.

Paper 2: Pure Mathematics 2: (2 hours, 100 marks)

The contents include proof, Algebra and functions, coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane, Sequences and series, Trigonometry, Exponentials and Logarithms, Differentiation, integration, vectors and numerical methods.

Paper 3: Statistics and Mechanics: (2 hours, 100 marks)

The contents include statistical sampling, data presentation and interpretation, Probability, statistical distributions, Statistical hypothesis testing, Quantities and units in mechanics, Kinematics, Forces and Newton’s laws and moments.

entry criteria

Grade 6, GCSE Mathematics

Assessment

100% Examination

higher education

As a facilitating subject Maths A Level supports the progression into a wide range of Science subjects as well as allowing progress to an undergraduate Maths degree.

Which teachers should I talk to about this subject?

Ms Kadri, Ms Farrukh or Ms Chana