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Further Mathematics

Entry Requirements

'Minimum of 5, 9 -5 Grades at GCSE or equivalent with English and maths. Grade 6 or equivalent in your chosen study subject is preferred.

Course Description

Further Pure 1, Mechanics 1 and Mechanics 2 will be assessed in June at AS level. Most students will continue onto the full A level at the end of the second year of study.

There are three modules  of study in Year 12.

These are:

  • Further Pure 1
  • Mechanics 1
  • Mechanics 2

There are three modules of study in Year 13.

These are:

  • Further Pure 2
  • Further Pure 4
  • Mechanics 3


Whilst it is possible to offer  an AS level in certain cases, most students  will continue  onto the full A level at the end of the second year of study.  This is by formal examination at the end of Year 13

Career Opportunities

A level Further Mathematics complements qualifications in Mathematics, 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 


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