A-level Mathematics is a popular subject at Onslow St. Audrey’s School and is growing in numbers.
Career opportunities from studying Mathematics:
Grade A*- A at GCSE.
Grade B will only be allowed to begin the course on the recommendation of their Head of Mathematics.
Average Point Score (APS): 40 or above.
Curriculum overview 2015/2016
A Level Mathematics currently consists of four Core Modules (each involving only pure mathematics) together with two Applications Modules (mechanics, statistics or decision mathematics).
Core 1, 2, 3 and 4 – proof, algebra, trigonometry, co-ordinate geometry, sequences and series, differentiation, integration, functions, exponentials and logarithms, numerical methods and vectors.
Statistics S1 – mathematical models in probability and statistics, representation and summary of data, probability, correlation and regression, discrete random variables, discrete distributions and the Normal distribution.
Decision Mathematics D1 – algorithms, algorithms on graphs, the route inspection problem, linear programming and matching.
We follow the OCR Modular Examination with the following combinations:
AS – C1, C2 and S1
A2 – C3, C4 and D1
A Level students are required to complete 5 hours of private study per week which is monitored closely with regular folder checks. Assessment booklets are completed by students at the end of each topic and quality marked by teachers.
We provide targeted intervention through one to one tutoring, afterschool, weekend and holiday revision sessions at various points during the academic year.