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Further Mathematics - A Level Edexcel


"The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple." S. Gudder
"Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas." Albert Einstein

Further Pure Maths units take your A Level maths to a higher level by studying: differential equations; polar coordinates; complex numbers and matrices.
Applied options - students choose to study units from Mechanics; Statistics and Decision Maths.

Taught Through:
Whole class discussion; independent learning; peer assessment; one-to-one tutorials; on-line learning; ICT based learning activities.

What could you be?
Teacher; University Lecturer/Professor; Actuary; Systems Analyst; Astronaut; Vet; Meterologist; Secret Services; Lion Tamer.
Where could you go?
Oxbridge; Durham; Warwick; UCL; Bath; Exeter; Southampton.
Recent student destinations:
Oxford; Cambridge; Bath; Southampton; Exeter.

Entry Recommendations:
Grade 7 or above in Maths GCSE.
Assessment:
Four written exams
Paper 1: Further Pure 1 (1.5 hours)
Paper 2: Further Pure 2 (1.5 hours)
Paper 3: Applied option 1 (1.5 hours)
Paper 4: Applied option 2 (1.5 hours)
All exams allow the use of a calculator.

Mark Wood
woodm@budmouth.dorset.sch.uk

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