# Further Mathematics

## Overview

Further Mathematics is designed to broaden and deepen the mathematical knowledge and skills developed when studying A-level Mathematics. It is a useful subject for students looking to study subjects such as Maths or Physics at university.

### Entry Requirements

Students will need GCSE Maths at least grade 7 and also must study A Level Maths.

## Learning & Assessment

### Modules / Topics

**Core Pure Mathematics **

Proof, Complex Numbers, Matrices, Further Algebra & Functions, Further Calculus, Further Vectors, Polar Coordinates, Hyperbolic Functions, Differential Equations

**Further Mechanics**

Momentum and Impulse, Work, Energy and Power, Elastic Strings and Springs, Elastic Energy, Elastic Collisions in one and two dimensions

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**Decision Mathematics**

Algorithms and Graph Theory, Algorithms on Graphs and Networks, critical Path Analysis, linear Programming

### Trips / Visits / Enrichment

We expect all further mathematics students to take part in the *UKMT Maths Senior Maths Challenge*. We also offer entrance into the *UK Mathematical Olympiad for Girls *and participation in the National Cipher Challenge sponsored by GCHQ

### Assessment

Paper 1: Core Pure Mathematics 1 **(25%) **1hr 30 mins

Paper 2: Core Pure Mathematics 2 **(25%) **1hr 30 mins

Paper 3: Further Mechanics **(25%) **1hr 30 mins

Paper 4: Decision Mathematics **(25%) **1hr 30 mins

## What do our students say?

Further Maths offers a challenge and gives the opportunity to explore in depth, more complex maths with great support from staff who were always able to provide extra help and resources.

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## Think Further Mathematics is right for you?

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