How do I #DiscoverTheDifference with Mathematics?
Mathematics (Maths) is the language of science and the art of abstract and rational thinking. You will develop your analytical and problem-solving skills in relation to engineering, physics, chemistry, finance and more.
This extremely popular course is viewed very favourable with many universities and employers.
What will I study?
• Pure maths - Algebra and functions, trigonometry, differentiation and integration.
• Statistics - Data interpretation, probability and statistical distributions.
• Mechanics - Kinematics, forces and Newton’s Laws of Motion.
What makes Maths at #H6 different?
• You take part in the British Mathematical Olympiad.
• There are multiple visits to London universities.
• There are free accelerator classes provided by the Advanced Maths Support Programme.
• There are talks by guest speakers from related professional fields and universities.
How will I be assessed?
At the end of the first year you will sit 2 mock exams, each 2 hours in length to determine your predicted grade for UCAS applications.
At the end of the second year you will sit 3 formal examinations of 2 hours each and equal weighting which will determine your final grade.
Five or more GCSE grades 9-5, including a minimum grade 6 in Maths and a minimum grade 5 in English.
Studying maths helps you develop skills in problem solving, logical thinking and decision-making, which are valued by employers across many career sectors such as accountancy, data analytics, statistics, software engineering and investment analysing, to name a few.