# 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 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 |