MATHEMATICAL STUDIES (CORE MATHS)

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YEAR 12 STUDENT

I like Core Maths because it will be useful for me in the future because of topics such as budgeting and financial maths.

WHY STUDY CORE MATHS?

It helps to develop students’ mathematical skills and thinking and supports courses such as A-level psychology, sciences and geography, as well as technical and vocational qualifications.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Analysis of data - communicating numerical data based on real contexts using graphs and indicators such as averages and measures of spread

  • Maths for personal finance - application of mathematical ideas to real financial contexts including loans and taxation

  • Estimation - making quick estimates of large numbers from limited information

  • Critical analysis of given data and models (including spreadsheets and tabular data) for example data presented in politics and the media

  • Critical analysis of data, for example data presented in politics and the media

  • Expectation & Risk Analysis - calculating expected profit or losses given probabilities

  • Critical Path analysis - using project management techniques including Gantt charts

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ASSESSMENTS

Exam Papers

Paper 1:

1hr 30mins (xx%)

Paper 2:

1hr 30mins (xx%)

HIGHER EDUCATION ROUTES

Skills useful for many courses including:

Business / Social Science 

POTENTIAL CAREERS

Business / Management / 

Finance / Tax Advisor / Mortgage Advisor

EXAM BOARD: AQA

COURSE CODE: 1350

COURSE TYPE: L3 Cert

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