KS5

We currently offer Mathematics A level and follow the AQA specification to provide continuity following on from GCSE.

Students will have 5 lessons a week and are expected to complete at least 5 hours of independent study a week.

In Year 12 students study the following topics:

  • Proof and mathematical communication
  • Indices and surds
  • Polynominals
  • Quadratic functions
  • Using graphs
  • Working with data
  • Coordinate geometry 
  • Binominal expansion
  • Logarithms
  • Exponential models
  • Triangle geometry
  • Probability
  • Differentiation
  • Trig functions and equations
  • Statistical hypothesis testing
  • Applications of differentiation
  • Integration
  • Vectors
  • Introduction to kinematics
  • Motion with constant acceleration
  • Objects in contact
  • Forces in motion
  • Transformation of graphs

Year 12 MTP

In Year 13 students study the following topics:

  • Proof and mathematical communication
  • Functions
  • Further transformations of graphs
  • Sequences and series
  • General binominal expansions
  • Applications and vectors
  • Projectiles
  • Forces in context
  • Rational functions and partial fractions
  • Radian measure
  • Calculus and expansion of trigonometry
  • Further differentiation
  • Moments
  • Conditional Probability
  • Further trigonometry
  • Numerical methods
  • Further integration techniques
  • Further application of calculus
  • The normal distributions
  • Further hypothesis testing
  • Numerical integration
  • Differential equations

Year 13 MTP

Year 12/13 Sequence of Learning: click to enlarge

Please click on the links below to see the AQA specification.

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/mathematics/specifications/AQA-7357-SP-2017.PDF

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/mathematics/as-and-a-level/mathematics-7357

Mathematics

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