AS Maths and A-Level Maths Info from September 2017

From September 2017 students wishing to study Mathematics after GCSE can take AS Maths or A-Level Maths.

AS Maths & A-Level Maths Exam Info

Click on either of the tabs below to find out about AS Maths or A-Level Maths exams.

AS Maths Info

AS Maths

From September 2017, students will have the option to take an AS in Maths. Students will start learning the material in September and will take two exams in May/June of the following year. The examinations are made up of 2 papers: 1 paper on Pure Mathematics and 1 on Statistics and Mechanics.

 

Pure Mathematics: Paper 1 – Paper 1 covers the pure (or core) aspects of the course. The paper is out of 100 marks and is worth 62.5% of the qualification. The duration is 2 hours and the exam paper code is 8MA0/01. Wednesday 16th May 2018 (AM) is the first assessment of this paper.

Applied Mathematics: Paper 2  – Paper 2 covers the pure (or core) aspects of the course. The paper is out of 50 marks and is worth 37.5% of the qualification. The duration is 1 hour and the exam paper code is 8MA0/02. Wednesday 23rd May 2018 (AM) is the first assessment of this paper.

A-Level Maths Info

A Level Maths

From September 2017, the Edexcel Maths A-Level will be taught from a new linear syllabus. Students will start learning the material in September and will take two exams in May/June two years later. The examinations are made up of 3 papers: 2 papers on Pure Mathematics and 1 paper on Statistics and Mechanics.

 

Pure Mathematics: Paper 1 – Paper 1 covers the pure (or core) aspects of the course. The paper is out of 100 marks and is worth 33.33% of the qualification. The duration is 2 hours and the exam paper code is 9MA0/01. Wednesday 6th June 2018 (AM) is the first assessment of this paper.

Pure Mathematics: Paper 2  – Paper 2 covers the pure (or core) aspects of the course. The paper is out of 100 marks and is worth 33.33% of the qualification. The duration is 2 hours and the exam paper code is 9MA0/02. Wednesday 13th June 2018 (AM) is the first assessment of this paper.

Applied Mathematics: Paper 3  – Paper 3 covers statistics and mechanics – the applied aspects of the course. The paper is out of 100 marks and is worth 33.33% of the qualification. The duration is 2 hours and the exam paper code is 9MA0/03. Friday 15th June (PM) is the first assessment of this paper.


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Topic Areas covered in AS Maths & A-Level Maths


Statistics:

  1. Statistical Sampling
  2. Data Presentation & Interpretation
  3. Probability
  4. Statistical Distributions
  5. Statistical Hypothesis Testing

Mechanics:

  1. Quantities &amp
  2. Units in Mechanics
  3. Kinematics
  4. Forces & Newton’s Laws