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A-level
MatheMatics Cardinal Heenan
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Why choose A level Mathematics? How is the course assessed?
Mathematics is a subject that can be combined well with both Art and
Science subjects. It is highly valued by Universities and Colleges and can AS Level Modules
provide the student with skills which are invaluable to a whole range
of other disciplines. It can also be fun and rewarding in its own right! Unit 1: C1 – Core 1
Unit 2: C2 – Core 2
What will I study and learn? Unit 3: S1 – Statistics 1
The course at AS and A2 level contains elements from three disciplines: Key Information
Pure Mathematics contains such subjects as algebraic techniques, co- A2 Level Modules Level: AS and A2
ordinate geometry, calculus, functions, trigonometry, series, partial Unit 4: C3 – Core 3 Examination Board: Edexcel
fractions and vectors. Subject Leader: Ms C Roche
Unit 5: C4 – Core 4
Statistics involves such topics as standard deviation and variance, Unit 6: M1 – Mechanics 1 Course Leader: Mrs S Whitehead
probability sampling theory, binomial and normal distributions. It
is particularly useful for those also taking Geography, Biology or Entry Requirements:
Economics. GCSE Grades A* - C in 5 subjects (to include
Mechanics is closely related to Physics and contains topics such as Student comment: English) GCSE grade A in Mathematics
velocity, acceleration, Newton’s Laws, momentum, power, work, energy, “I love the way that at A level, maths becomes very creative, and you
motion in a circle and simple harmonic motion have to put your mind to different routes to find solutions.” AS Modules:
Unit 1: C1 - Core 1
Unit 2: C2 - Core 2
Unit 3: S1 - Statistics 1
A2 Modules:
Unit 4: C3 - Core 3
Unit 5: C4 - Core 4
Unit 6: M1 - Mechanics
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