Subject Intent: Why Mathematics?

Mathematics is a stimulating and challenging subject which is highly regarded at a-Level. Both employers and universities are keen to take you if you have successfully completed this course. A-Level Mathematics builds from 9-1 GCSE Mathematics and introduces calculus and its applications. The course includes Pure Mathematics, Mechanics and statistics.

The course encourages students to understand mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence, fosters enjoyment and provides a strong foundation for progress to further study. There are 3 overall themes throughout the course: proof, problem-solving and modelling.

What will I study?

This course will cover:
• Algebra
• Functions
• Coordinate geometry
• Sequences & series
• Trigonometry
• Exponentials & logarithms • numerical methods
• Calculus
• Statistics & probability
• Vectors
• Mechanics including kinematics, forces

and newton’s laws, and moments

What are the entry requirements?

Please check this subject table for full details of our A Level entry requirements.