We offer the two year Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Mathematics which consists of three externally-examined papers. Students must complete all assessments in May/June in any single year. We also offer a one year Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Mathematics which consists of two externally-examined papers.

We also offer the Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Further Mathematics that consists of four externally-examined papers. Students must complete all assessments in May/June in any single year. The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Further Mathematics with two externally-examined papers is also available.

For further information please contact cncube@greigcityacademy.co.uk (Head of Maths).

Entry requirements

At least a grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics.
 

A level Mathematics: Course content and assessment - Papers 1 and 2

Paper 1: Pure Mathematics 1 (Paper code: 9MA0/01)

Paper 2: Pure Mathematics 2 (Paper code: 9MA0/02)

Each paper is 2-hours written examination with 100 marks available.

Content 

● Topic 1 – Proof

● Topic 2 – Algebra and functions

● Topic 3 – Coordinate geometry in the (x, y) plane

● Topic 4 – Sequences and series

● Topic 5 – Trigonometry

● Topic 6 – Exponentials and logarithms

● Topic 7 – Differentiation

● Topic 8 – Integration

● Topic 9 – Numerical methods

● Topic 10 – Vectors

Assessment 

● Paper 1 and Paper 2 may contain questions on any topics from the Pure Mathematics content.

● Students must answer all questions and calculators can be used in the assessment.

A level Mathematics: Course content and assessment - Paper 3

Paper 3: Statistics and Mechanics (Paper code: 9MA0/03)

The paper is 2-hours written examination with 100 marks available.

Content 

Section A: Statistics

● Topic 1 – Statistical sampling

● Topic 2 – Data presentation and interpretation

● Topic 3 – Probability

● Topic 4 – Statistical distributions

● Topic 5 – Statistical hypothesis testing

Section B: Mechanics

● Topic 6 – Quantities and units in mechanics

● Topic 7 – Kinematics

● Topic 8 – Forces and Newton’s laws

● Topic 9 – Moments

Assessment 

● Paper 3 will contain questions on topics from the Statistics content in Section A and Mechanics content in Section B.

● Students must answer all questions and calculators can be used in the assessment.

A level Further Mathematics: Course content and assessment - Papers 1 and 2

Paper 1: Core Pure Mathematics 1 (Paper code: 9FM0/01)

Paper 2: Core Pure Mathematics 2 (Paper code: 9FM0/02)

Each paper is 1 hour and 30 minutes written examination, 25% of the qualification with 75 marks available.

Content 

Proof, Complex numbers, Matrices, Further algebra and functions, Further calculus, Further vectors, Polar coordinates, Hyperbolic functions, Differential equations

Assessment 

● Paper 1 and Paper 2 may contain questions on any topics from the Pure Mathematics content.

● Students must answer all questions and calculators can be used in the assessment.

A level Further Mathematics: Course content and assessment - Paper 3

Paper 3: Further Mathematics Option 1 (Paper codes: 9FM0/3A-3D)

Written examination: 1 hour and 30 minute, 25% of the qualification with 75 marks available.

Content 

Students take one of the following four options:

A: Further Pure Mathematics 1

B: Further Statistics 1

C: Further Mechanics 1

D: Decision Mathematics 1

Assessment 

● Students must answer all questions and calculators can be used in the assessment.

A level Further Mathematics: Course content and assessment - Paper 4

Paper 4: Further Mathematics Option 2 (Paper codes: 9FM0/4A-4G)

Written examination: 1 hour and 30 minutes, 25% of the qualification with 75 marks available.

Content 

Students take one of the following seven options:

A: Further Pure Mathematics 2

B: Further Statistics 1

C: Further Mechanics 1

D: Decision Mathematics 1

E: Further Statistics 2

F: Further Mechanics 2

G: Decision Mathematics 2

Assessment 

? Students must answer all questions and calculators can be used in the assessment.

 

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