Mathematics
Mathematics (Core) Level 3
Course Delivery Overview 2020/21  
Level 3 Mathematics (Core)  
Exam Board  AQA  AQA Mathematics Level 3  
Year & Term  Course Content  
Year 12  Autumn 1 
Analysis of data, collecting and sampling data, representing data and numerical calculations 
Autumn 2 
Percentages, interest rates, tax and repayments, solving financial problems, modelling problems and estimation 

Spring 1 
Analysing and interpreting data, the Normal distribution and calculating probability 

Spring 2 
Population and sample means, confidence intervals, correlation and regression lines. 

Summer 1  Exam  
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A2 Mathematics (Applied)
Course Delivery Overview 2020/2021 

A Level Mathematics (Applied content) 

Exam Board  AQA 

Year & Term 
Course Content 

Year 12 
Autumn 1 
Statistical definitions; Sampling Methods; Correlation and statistical diagrams; Averages and standard deviation; Outliers 

Autumn 2 
Probability and Venn diagrams; Probability distributions; Binomial distribution; Hypothesis testing using binomial; Large data set 

Spring 1 
Kinematics and travel graphs; Modelling motion 

Spring 2 
Constant acceleration (suvat) equations; Forces; Newton's law of motion 

Summer 1 
Forces on connected objects including pulleys; Vectors 

Summer 2 
Using technology to calculate statistics and analyse data sets 

Year 13 
Autumn 1 
Conditional probability; Normal distribution 

Autumn 2 
Hypothesis testing using the Normal distribution; Hypothesis testing sample means and correlation coefficients; Large data set 

Spring 1 
Projectiles 

Spring 2 
Resolving forces and coefficient of friction 

Summer 1 
Moments and turning forces 


A2 Mathematics (Pure)
A Level Mathematics (Pure content)  
Exam Board  AQA  AQA Mathematics A Level Specification  
Year & Term  Course Content  
Year 12  Autumn 1  Coordinate Geometry; Quadratic functions; Graphs of functions 
Autumn 2  Discriminant; Equations of circles; Indices and Surds  
Spring 1  Polynomials; Binomial Expansion  
Spring 2  Trigonometric functions and equations; Triangle geometry  
Summer 1  Logarithms and Calculus  
Summer 2  Exponential Modelling and Proof  
Year 13  Autumn 1  Functions; Composite Inverse Functions; Transformations 
Autumn 2  The Modulus Function; Sequences and Series; Algebraic Fractions; The Remainder Theorem; Binomial Expansions; Radians  
Spring 1  Algebraic Proof; Further Trigonometry; Natural Logarithms; Differentiation; Implicit Differentiation  
Spring 2  Integration  
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A2 Further Mathematics
Course Delivery Overview 2020/21  
A Level Further Mathematics  
Exam Board  AQA  AQA Further Mathematics A Level Specification  
Year & Term  Course Content (textbook chapter)  
Year 12  Autumn 1  Complex Numbers (1); Roots of Polynomials (2); Polar Coordinates (6); Series (11) 
Autumn 2  Hyperbolic Functions (5); Rational Functions (4); Ellipses, Hyperbolas and Parabolas (3); Matrices (7); Matrix Transformations (8)  
Spring 1  Further Vectors (9); Further Calculus (10); Proof by Induction (12)  
Spring 2  Discrete Random Variable (1); Poisson Distribution (2); Type I and Type II errors (5)  
Summer 1  Continuous random variables (4); Chi squared Tests (3); Confidence Intervals (6)  
Summer 2  Dimensional analysis (2); Momentum and Collisions 1 (3); Work, energy and power 1 (1); Circular Motion 1 (4)  
Year 13  Autumn 1  Work, energy and power 2 (5); Momentum and Collisions 2 (6); Circular Motion 2 (7); Centres of Mass (8); Moments and Couples (9) 
Autumn 2  Inference – one sample t  distribution (6); Exponential distribution (4); Further Complex Numbers 1 (1); Further Complex Numbers 2 (2)  
Spring 1  Further Transformations of Conic Sections (3); Further Graphs and Inequalities (4); Further Vectors (5); Further Matrices (6); Further Polar Coordinates (7)  
Spring 2  Further Hyperbolic Functions (8); Further Calculus (9); Series and Limits (10); Differential Equations (11); Applications of Differential Equations (12)  
Summer 1  Numerical Methods (13)  
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