A-Level Mathematics

A-Level mathematics has become linear meaning that exams will take place at the end of year 13.  Previously students would take formal exams at the end of year 12 and 13.

A-Levels have changed drastically from the old specification.  Universities have had a larger input into what should be in the syllabus which has led to the style of questioning changing.  There is a much larger emphasis on pupils being able to apply mathematical concepts to real life concepts (see below).  

Edexcel A-Level SAM Paper 1 Q11

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The largest change is that students must learn both mechanics and statistics.  In the old specification students had a variety of options.  Not only must they learn both, but the concepts they must learn are a lot more challenging and mostly come from the old further maths syllabus.  For the new A-Level specification we recommend that students purchase the Casio CG50 Graphic Calculator, however, the ClassWiz FX-991EX - Scientific calculator is also fine.

Here at Grade9Tuition we will ensure that students are exposed to enough questions which link a variety of concepts and are practising these new style of questions.  We will cover the whole speciification.

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