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A-level

        MatheMatics                                                                           Cardinal Heenan
                                                                                              CatHoliC HigH SCHool
                                                                                              A SportS College


         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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