North East Futures UTC

A Level Mathematics

Subject content

The mathematics course will cover the following sections:
OT1: Mathematical argument, language and proof
OT2: Mathematical problem solving
OT3: Mathematical modelling

Assessments

Paper 1
What’s assessed?
A: Proof
B: Algebra and functions
C: Coordinate geometry in the (x,y) plane
D: Sequences and series
E: Trigonometry
F: Exponentials and logarithms
G: Differentiation
H: Integration
I: Numerical methods

How’s it assessed?
Written exam
2 hours
100 marks
1/3 of A-Level

Paper 2
What’s assessed?
J: Vectors
P: Quantities and units in mechanics
Q: Kinematics
R: Forces and Newton’s laws
S: Moments

How’s it assessed?
Written exam
2 hours
100 marks
1/3 of A level

Paper 3
What’s assessed?
K: Statistical sampling
L: Data presentation and interpretation
M: Probability
N: Statistical distributions
O: Statistical hypothesis testing

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