Mathematics has developed over time as a means of solving problems and also as an academic discipline to be studied for its own sake. Mathematics can stimulate moments of pleasure and wonder: when you solve a problem for the first time, discover a more elegant solution or notice hidden connections.
At a glance: Mathematics A Level
Specific Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in Mathematics
Teacher to contact: Mr Billy Adamson
Is this the course for you? Are you interested in: How real life situations are modelled with Mathematics? How decisions are made based on statistics? Computer programming? Mathematics for its own sake?
Progression: Beneficial for students intending to study Mathematics, Computing, Engineering, Geography and Sciences at a higher level.
Teaching Methods: Interactive teaching, discussion, investigation and experiments. Use of technology and graphic calculators.
Exam Board: Pearson