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Stratford Girls' Grammar School Stratford-Upon-Avon
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Maths

Course Type:

Modular

Exam Board:

 AQA

Requirements:

7 in Maths 
(GCSE Level)

 

Aims of the course 

Some of the aims of the specification are to encourage you to:

  • develop your understanding of mathematics and mathematical processes in a way that promotes confidence and fosters enjoyment
  • extend your range of mathematical skills and techniques and use them in more difficult unstructured problems
  • use mathematics as an effective means of communication
  • take increasing responsibility for your own learning and the evaluation of your own mathematical development

What will I learn? 

  • The skills developed by studying mathematics in the sixth form are highly valued by employers and universities across a wide range of careers from medicine and law to engineering and management, for it helps the development of powers of analysis and strong problem-solving skills.

Highlights 

  • As well as the opportunity to enter the national Senior Maths Challenge, we try to enter a team of four students for the Senior Team Maths Challenge.

Future Opportunities 

  • Mathematics complements a wide variety of other A-level courses and in addition, Mathematics A-level provides an understanding of the mathematical tools and techniques that are an integral part of many degree courses.