Quick Links
CalendarAbout UsGalleryContact UsMeet the team

Further Mathematics

Do you enjoy a challenge?
Do you enjoy solving problems?
Did you enjoy and do well in GCSE Maths?

Course content
Pure Maths covered in Further Mathematics includes:

  • Complex numbers
  • Matrices
  • Discrete/Decision Maths

Entry Requirements
A grade 7 in GCSE Maths and at least a grade 4 in 4 other GCSE subjects.

Additional Information
Studying Further Mathematics will:

  • provide a stimulating and challenging cause
  • develop key employability skills such as problem-solving, logical reasoning, communication and resilience
  • increase knowledge and understanding of mathematical techniques and their applications
  • support the study of other A Level subjects
  • provide excellent preparation for a wide range of university courses
  • lead to a versatile qualification that is well-respected by employers and higher education

Method of assessment
AS Further Maths Edexcel:

Paper 1, Compulsory Pure, 1hr 40 mins
Paper 2, Further Statistics 1 and Decision Mathematics 1 (other options available)

A Level Further Maths Edexcel:

Paper 1, Compulsory Pure, 1hr 30 mins
Paper 2, Compulsory Pure, 1 hr 30 mins
Paper 3, Further Statistics 1 (other options available), 1 hr 30 mins
Paper 4, Decision Mathematics 1 (other options available), 1 hr 30 mins

Future opportunities

Content covered by Further Maths A Level is applied in many degree courses including: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Management, Economics, Business and Computer Science.

Business and industry suffer from a shortage of trained mathematicians at every level. Even an AS Level in Further Maths shows how well you can apply your skills to an unfamiliar situation, exactly the type of person universities and employers are looking for.

"Student leadership opportunities have been great; they have provided me with experience to get into university."
- Qasim
"The sixth form is a wonderful multi-cultural society with high standards of teaching. I feel the key to success is through the learning environment that AGS offers."
- Reece
"The variety of subjects offered attracted me to Allerton Grange."
- Aisha
"Teachers are always pushing you, always driving you to reach your full potential. You come out knowing you've achieved your best."
- Bradley
"I already went to Allerton Grange and I stayed because the teachers know me so well. I knew I'd get good results."
- Liam
"The pastoral support is amazing; there is always someone to talk to."
- Emma
"The best thing about our sixth form is the teacher support, especially careers support."
- Ghafran
"The teachers are really nice and very helpful. I was surprised with how good my AS results were."
- Harkiran