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Edexcel Grade 7 at GCSE Miss M Carpenter

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The A-Level in Mathematics consists of three papers:

  • Papers 1 and 2 last for 2 hours each and are marked out of 100. They contain topics on pure mathematics.
  • Paper 3 lasts for 2 hours also and is marked out of 100. It is split into two equally weighted sections: (i) statistics and (ii) mechanics.


Progression onto Higher Education/Vocational Destinations

A-Level Mathematics is an acceptable qualification for degrees in mathematics, biological sciences, engineering,  environmental sciences, computer science, medicine and vocational fields such as law, accountancy, surveying etc. A-Level mathematics is an acceptable entry qualification into careers in banking, accountancy and other financial  and business areas, engineering, computing, electronics, surveying, architecture, etc.