Year 13 Course Summary
Year 13 A Level Maths
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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Algebra 2 | Motion in two dimensions | Revision |
Sequences | Forces 2 | |
Trigonometric identities | Probability and continuous random variables | |
Differentiation 2 | Hypothesis testing 2 | |
Integration and differential equations | ||
Numerical methods |
Year 13 A Level Further Maths
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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The following incorporates a recap of Year 12 | Optional application 1 – mechanics | Revision |
A: Proof | or | |
B: Complex numbers | Optional application 2 – statistics | |
C: Matrices | or | |
D: Further Algebra and Functions | Optional application 3 – discrete | |
E: Further Calculus | ||
F: Further Vectors | Dependent on the Year 13 teacher based on their knowledge | |
G: Polar coordinates | ||
H: Hyperbolic functions | ||
I: Differential equations | ||
J: Trigonometry | ||
K: Numerical Methods |
Year 13 A Level Chemistry
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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Thermodynamics (finish) | The transition metals | Revision |
Kinetics | Reactions of inorganic compounds in aqueous solution | |
Equilibrium constant | Organic chemistry | |
Electrode potentials and electrochemical cells | ||
Acids, bases and buffers | ||
Periodicity |
Year 13 A Level Physics
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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Motion in a circle (finish) | Electromagnetic induction | Revision |
Simple harmonic motion | Radioactivity | |
Thermal physics | Nuclear energy | |
Gases | Option module (medical Physics) | |
Fields | ||
Capacitance |
Year 13 A Level Biology
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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Response to stimuli (finish) | Populations and evolutions | Revision |
Nervous coordination and muscles | Populations and ecosystems | |
Homeostasis | Gene expression | |
Inherited change | Recombinant DNA technology |
Year 13 Technical Science (BTEC Biomedical Science)
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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6 Investigative Project (finish) | 11 Genetics and Genetic Engineering | Revision |
7 Contemporary Issues in Science | 12 Diseases and Infections | |
18 Industrial Chemical Reactions | 20 Biomedical Science | |
Revision for exams | 21 Medical Physics Applications |
Year 13 Core Mathematics
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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Presenting logical and reasoned arguments in contexts | Normal distribution | Revision |
Communicating mathematical approaches | Probabilities and estimation | |
Analysing critically | Correlation and regression |
Year 13 Extended Project Qualification
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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Taught Skills 1 | Taught skills 2 | EPQ must be submitted before the summer term |
Initial project ideas | Mid project review | |
Project proposal part A | Final project review | |
Project proposal part B | Presentations | |
Project proposal part C and approval | Summary and evaluations |
Year 13 A Level Computer Science
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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Project development C#: | Practical coding in C#: | Practical coding in C#: |
NEA: Design, Implementation, Testing | Practice coding tasks for exam paper 1 | Practice coding tasks for exam paper 1 |
Fundamentals of algorithms | Project development C#: | Revision and preparation for Paper 1 |
Graph and tree traversal | NEA: Evaluation | |
Dijkstra’s shortest path algorithm | Revision and preparation for Paper 2 | |
Search algorithms – binary, binary tree and linear search | Fundamentals of functional programming: | |
Reverse Polish Notation | Basics of functional programming | |
Sorting Algorithms | Writing functional programs | |
Fundamentals of communications and networking: | Fundamentals of computational thinking: | |
Communication basics | Abstraction and automation | |
Networks | Finite state machines | |
The Internet | The Turing machine | |
Internet security | Regular and context-free languages | |
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) | Maths for regular expressions | |
The client-server model | Big O notation and classification of algorithms | |
Fundamentals of databases: | ||
Relational databases | ||
Structure query language (SQL) | ||
Big data |
Year 13 Technical Computing (BTEC Computing)
Autumn Term | Spring Term | Summer Term |
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Unit 2: Fundamentals of computer systems | Unit 14: Games Development | Completion of Unit 14 Games Development |
Hardware and software | Investigate technologies used in computer gaming | Develop a computer game to meet client requirements |
Computer architecture | Design a computer game to meet client requirements | |
How data is represented by computer systems | Develop a computer game to meet client requirements | Unit 4: Software Design and Development |
How data is organised on computer systems | Evaluation a software development project | |
How data is transmitted by computer systems | Unit 9: The impact of computing (Completion) | |
The use of logic and data flow in computer systems | Review a plan to implement a computing technology development in an organisation | Unit 22: Systems analysis and design |
Exam preparation | Develop a design for a computing system to meet an organisation’s needs | |
Unit 16: Object orientated programming (Completion) | ||
Unit 9: The impact of computing | Develop object-oriented solutions to identified problems | Preparation for resit external exams |
Understand the impact of developments in computing on an organisation | ||
Investigate the impact of developments in computing technology | Unit 4: Software Design and Development | |
Develop a plan to implement a computing technology development in an organisation | Software development lifecycle | |
Standard methods and techniques to develop designed solutions | ||
Unit 16: Object orientated programming | Software design considerations | |
Understand the principles of object-oriented programming | Programming paradigms | |
Design object-oriented solutions to identified problems | ||
Unit 22: Systems analysis and design | ||
Examine the principles of systems analysis and design | ||
Investigate the computing requirements of an identified organisation | ||