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Joseph Leckie Academy

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Mathematics

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 A*-C grades I grade 5 (new grading structure} at GCSE or equivalent with English and maths. Grade B or equivalent in your chosen study subject is preferred.  A booklet of work containing essential skills is available for students to help ease the transition from GCSE to A level.

Course Description    

There are three modules of study in the Year 12 programme:

  • Pure Core 1 (Compulsory)
  • Pure Core 2 (Compulsory)

Decision 1 (Optional Choice)

There are three modules of study in the Year 13 programme:

  • Pure Core 3 (Compulsory)
  • Pure Core 4 (Compulsory)

Statistics 1 (Optional Choice)

Assessment

Whilst some students may wish to take the AS level at the end of Year 12, the vast majority of students will continue onto the full A level at the end of the second year of study for formal examination in June 2019.

Career Opportunities

  • Medicine
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  • Actuarial
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  • Aeronautics
  • Mathematics
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  • Management Consultancy
  • ICT and Management Services

A level Mathematics complements qualifications in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Pure Sciences. It is also a considered a good option for Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science.

Course Details

For more information  please contact Mr S Benbow, Head of Mathematics: (01922} 721071 ext.253 

Email: s.benbow@josephleckieacademy.co.uk

All students are provided with their own individual copies of the required textbooks.