A level

Mathematics

Names of staff, role & contact details

Mr J McCombe
Subject Leader
jmb@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr C Sharpe
Senior Assistant Subject Leader
csh@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr D Harte
Assistant Subject Leader
dha@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr R Houghton
Maths Teacher
rho@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mrs N McCombe
Maths Teacher
nmb@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr A Metcalfe
Maths Teacher
ame@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Miss E Pass
Maths Teacher
epa@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr M Thomas
Maths Teacher
mth@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Name of course(s) offeredExam boardLink to specNature of assessment
MathematicsEdexcelhttp://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/mathematics-2017.html100% External Exam

Year 12

Term 1
Pure: Algebra, Coordinate Geometry
Mechanics: Quantities and units in mechanics, Kinematics
Statistics: Data Presentation and interpretation

Term 2
Pure: Trigonometry, Vectors, Calculus
Mechanics: Forces and Newton’s laws
Statistics: Statistical distributions and hypothesis testing

Term 3
Pure: Exponentials and Logs, Proof, Algebra and partial fractions
Mechanics: Kinematics (variable acceleration)
Statistics: Statistical hypothesis testing

Year 13

Term 1
Pure: Functions and modelling, Series and sequences, Binomial theorem, Trigonometry, Parametric equations
Mechanics: Moments, Forces at an angle
Statistics: Regression and correlation, Probability

Term 2
Pure: Further Differentiation, Numerical methods of integration
Mechanics:
Statistics: The Normal Distribution

Term 3
Pure: Integration and Vectors (3D)
Mechanics: Applications of forces, Further kinematics
Statistics: The Normal Distribution

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