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A Level Further Maths

Further maths A Level

Structure of the Course
This course will be taught for 5 x 50 minute lessons per week in Year 12, and 6 x 50 minute lessons per week in Year 13. Homework is set at the end of each session and deadlines for admissions must be met. A full set of notes and examination questions is provided.

We currently teach Further Mathematics following the Decision Mathematics (D1 and D2) options

Enrichment
The UK Senior Mathematics Challenge is available to candidates who wish to extend and broaden their mathematical experience.

Core Textbooks

Pearson Edexcel AS and A Further Level Mathematics books, Compulsory text and D1 and D2 options, textbooks

  Assessment structure

  Compulsory Further Pure

  topics

  Optional components

2 × 1 hour 40 minutes
1 Compulsory Pure, 1 Paper covering 2 options

- Proof
- Complex numbers
- Matrices
- Further algebra and functions
- Further calculus
- Further vectors

1 Paper covering 2 options from:
- Further Pure 1 and Further Pure 2 
- Further Pure 1 and Statistics 1 
- Further Pure 1 and Mechanics 1
- Further Pure 1 and Decision 1
- Statistics 1 and Mechanics 1
- Statistics 1 and Decision 1
- Statistics 1 and Statistics 2
- Mechanics 1 and Decision 1 
- Mechanics 1 and Mechanics 2
- Decision 1 and Decision 2