North East Futures UTC

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 routeBTEC routeBlended route
Students pick 3 or 4 A LevelsStudents pick 1 BTEC and also can take L3 MathsStudents take a single BTEC and 2 A Levels
MathematicsExtended Diploma ComputingExtended Certificate Applied Science
Further MathematicsExtended Diploma Biomedical ScienceExtended Certificate Computing
PhysicsLevel 3 Mathematical Studies+ 2 A Levels from column 1 that don't cause an overlap in content
Chemistry
Biology
Computer Science