# A Level Further Mathematics

## Subject Content

**Students will cover all of the following:**

OT1: Mathematical argument, language and proof

OT2: Mathematical problem solving

OT3: Mathematical modelling

Compulsory Content

**Students will cover a choice of 2 of these options**

Optional application 1 – mechanics

Optional application 2 – statistics

Optional application 3 – discrete

## Assessment

**Paper 1**

**What’s assessed?**

A: Proof

B: Complex numbers

C: Matrices

D: Further Algebra and Functions

E: Further Calculus

F: Further Vectors

G: Polar coordinates

H: Hyperbolic functions

I: Differential equations

J: Trigonometry

K: Numerical Methods

**How’s it assessed?**

Written exam

2 hours

100 marks

1/3 of A-level

**Paper 2**

**What’s assessed?**

A: Proof

B: Complex numbers

C: Matrices

D: Further Algebra and Functions

E: Further Calculus

F: Further Vectors

G: Polar coordinates

H: Hyperbolic functions

I: Differential equations

J: Trigonometry

K: Numerical Methods

**How’s it assessed?**

Written exam

2 hours

100 marks

1/3 of A-level

**Paper 3**

**What’s assessed?**

One question paper answer booklet per option chosen.

Discrete,

Statistics or

Mechanics.

**How’s it assessed?**

Written exam

2 hours

100 marks

1/3 of A-level

## Other year 12 options

A Level route | BTEC route | Blended route |
---|---|---|

Students pick 3 or 4 A Levels | Students pick 1 BTEC and also can take L3 Maths | Students take a single BTEC and 2 A Levels |

Mathematics | Extended Diploma Computing | Extended Certificate Applied Science |

Further Mathematics | Extended Diploma Biomedical Science | Extended Certificate Computing |

Physics | Level 3 Mathematical Studies | + 2 A Levels from column 1 that don't cause an overlap in content |

Chemistry | ||

Biology | ||

Computer Science |