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School Leaver / 16 - 18 yr Old A-levels

A-Level Programme - Maths

Our A-Level in Maths will build upon your GCSE study, enhancing your skills in algebra and functions, equations and inequalities, curve sketching, coordinate geometry, series, calculus, exponential and logarithms, trigonometry and sine and cosine rules.

Students on our A-Level Programme take a minimum of 3 and maximum of 4 A-Level subjects so please apply for all the subjects you'd like to discuss at interview.

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  • Entry Requirements

    For the generic A-Level Programme you will need:

    • GCSE grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths, plus at least 3 more GCSEs at grade 5 or above

    For this specific A-Level you will need:

    • GCSE grade 4 or above in English Language, Grade 6 or above in Maths, and at least 3 others at grade 5 or above
  • Course Length

    How long is this course?

    2 years

    When does this course start?


    How many hours / days per week is this course?

    Full-time courses at the college are generally 3-4 days per week (you may be in an extra day if you are resitting English and/or Maths). All students are expected to complete study hours in the Learning Resource Centre and at least 30 hours work experience on top of their college hours.

  • Course Fees
    Age Cost
    16-18 Free*
    19+ £1,950

    * Certain courses may have additional costs to cover trips or DBS checks, and for some courses you will be expected to purchase additional items such as uniform or equipment.

    Fee information

    Though this course is free for those aged 16-18, there may be additional fees related to the programme, such as additional equipment or uniform, trips, DBS checks and work placement costs. Further information will be sent to all applicants before enrolment.

    If you are aged 19 and over, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of this course. For more information on the Advanced Learner Loan, please click here. Alternatively, if you are aged 19-23 and have not yet completed a level 3 or above qualification, you may be able to receive this course for free. For further information and to complete our fee calculator, click here.

    Find all the information you need about course fees and financial help below.

    Information on Fees and Financial Help

    Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan

    If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.

    Please note the information on this page was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change due to factors beyond our control.
  • Additional Information

    What qualification will I achieve?

    AQA A-Level in Mathematics

    How is my course assessed?

    There will be a total of six examinations, each lasting 1.5 hours. Students will follow a programme of formal class teaching supported by appropriate texts and computer software.

    Year 1

    Module Pure Core 1 Mathematics

    This will include:

    • Algebra
    • Coordinate geometry
    • Differentiation and integration

    A calculator is not allowed in this module.

    Module Pure Core 2 Mathematics

    This will include:

    • Further development of skills learnt in Pure Core 1
    • Functions, sequences and series
    • Trigonometry and exponentials and logarithms

    Module Statistics 1

    This introductory module includes:

    • Numerical measures
    • Probability
    • Binomial distribution
    • Estimation and correlation and regression

    Year 2

    Module Pure Core 3 Mathematics

    This will include:

    • Further development of skills learnt in Pure Core 1 and Pure Core 2
    • Numerical measures

    Module Pure Core 4 Mathematics

    • Further development of skills learnt in Pure Core 3
    • Vectors

    Module Statistics 2

    • This will include:
    • Discrete random variables
    • Poisson distribution
    • Continuous random variables
    • Estimation
    • Hypothesis testing
    • Chi-squared contingency table tests

Starting 06/09/2021

King's Lynn


Duration 2 years


Tabitha Kaye

A-levels: English Language and Literature, History, Business and Media

“I have had such an amazing experience doing my A-Levels at CWA, I especially enjoyed sharing my journey with staff and other students. I can’t thank the staff enough for inspiring me and offering me unconditional support throughout my A-Levels. I couldn’t have done it without them and I feel it is important that staff are recognised for their efforts.”

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Wendy Cui

A-levels: Maths, Biology, Chemistry

“I really enjoyed the fact that I got to study a part-time course alongside my A-levels at CWA, enabling me to learn more academically. The lecturers and tutors are friendly, helpful and there to support you when needed. We were also able to access our lectures, as they were recorded, which is great to go back to if needed.”



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