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Course introduction

Andrew Tunstall
A level Mathematics
Mathematics is a fantastic subject which combines Pure Mathematics topics such as algebra, geometry and functions with Applied Mathematics modules. The study of Mathematics shows potential employers that you have a highly logical mind that can present organised arguments to solve numerical problems – a skill which is widely sought.



Specific course entry requirements

College entry to include GCSE Mathematics minimum grade 6, (please refer to the Entry Requirements section for further details).

How will I be assessed?

100% Examination

What will I study?

Mathematics brings together topics that you study at school with advanced techniques, including coordinate geometry, algebra, trigonometry, logarithms and calculus, and using methods of integration and differentiation to calculate rates of change. Students will also study Statistics and Mechanics, using advanced probabilities and Newton’s Laws.

Pre-course materials

Course activities to prepare for your SJR studies.

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Bridging materials

For year 11 students who have applied and joining us in year 12

Where will this course lead me?

Students with A level Mathematics have excellent study and career opportunities. The qualification is very highly regarded for a broad range of university courses and is highly valued by employers. Many students will progress to mathematics degrees or engineering and science based courses including medicine. Future opportunities include training as an accountant or an economist.
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Where next?
Durham University – Maths

Nurturing rising talent

Our Elective Programme is designed to help you develop your gifts and interests as part of an enhanced level 3 programme. We will help you realise your potential by nurturing your talent and preparing you for study at the most prestigious universities or for progression to competitive higher-level apprenticeships. Your options range from our Honours Programme, which might include following a fourth A level, to specialist Futures Programmes that will support your career goals.

Competitive sport

The college has a number of teams that play as part of the Association of College’s league and are very competitive each year. We play games on a Wednesday afternoon, so this will make up part of your time-table.

There will be trials for male and female football, male and female rugby league and netball on Wednesday 9th September at 1.30pm, meet at the Sports Hall. Following trials will be a pizza and soft drink meeting in the Sports Hall to give you more information on the season. Hockey and Basketball will follow during the first week. Details will be emailed.

  • Male Football
  • Female Football
  • Male Rugby League
  • Female Rugby League
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Hockey