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How is the course assessed?

For Maths and Further Maths, the course is assessed with examinations at the end of the 2 years.  

Core Maths is assessed with examinations at the end of one year. It is the equivalent of an AS level. 

What is the average class size?

Average class size is around 12 for A level Maths and slightly less for A-Level Further Maths. Students can get plenty of one-on-one help from teachers. 

Average class size for Core Maths is currently 8. 

Are the teachers specialists in the subject area?

All Maths A-level teachers are specialists.

How successful have previous students been in this subject?

Because of the individual support students receive, many students have excelled in Maths at Forge Valley.

What other subjects compliment this course?

Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Computing, Business Studies, Economics to name a few. Other A-levels which require knowledge of critical data analysis can also benefit from Core Maths, A Level Maths and Further Maths Skills.  

Will studying this subject allow me to go to university?

Absolutely, Universities include Mathematics based A-levels on many of their requirements for courses that rely heavily on a use of data. More universities are also now seeing Core Maths as evidence that students have the skills with data and analysis required to study on other courses that require these skills.