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Key Stage 5 Mathematics

A level 

There are three pathways into Mathematics at A Level

  • AS level Mathematics over two  years
  • A level Mathematics
  • A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics

AS level Mathematics Specification

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/A%20Level/Mathematics/2017/specification-and-sample-assesment/as-l3-mathematics-specification.pdf


A level Mathematics Specification

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/A%20Level/Mathematics/2017/specification-and-sample-assesment/a-level-l3-mathematics-specification.pdf


A level Further Mathematics Specification

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/A%20Level/Mathematics/2017/specification-and-sample-assesment/a-level-l3-further-mathematics-specification.pdf


Mathematical Studies

Mathematical Studies is a course designed for students who achieved a grade 5/6 at GCSE (or equivalent) who might not otherwise have the option to study A level Mathematics. Mathematical Studies is a relatively new qualification being offered in British Curriculum schools. This Level 3 qualification aims to build on the knowledge, understanding and skills established in GCSE Mathematics. Students will look at applying the skills acquired to real world problems and will also work with pre-released data.

This course completes in Year 12 with the examinations taking place in May/June of Year 12.  There is no option to continue studying in Year 13.

The course modules in brief:

Paper 1Paper 2b
Analysis of DataCritical analysis of given data and models
Mathematics for personal finance
Critical path analysis
EstimationExpectation
Cost Benefit Analysis

Course Specification

Examining Board: AQA                    

Syllabus/Code: Paper 1 Compulsory Unit / Paper 2b Critical Path and Risk Analysis

 

Link to Specification

http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/mathematics/specifications/AQA-1350-SP-2014.PDF