Exam Board – AQA

Qualification – A Level

Entry requirements – 5 x GCSEs at grades 9-4, including a grade 6 in Maths

Course specification

Maths is a skill that is used almost everywhere. Consequently, a good A Level Mathematics grade can make it easier for you to step into your dream career. Employers and universities value mathematicians as the subject requires determination and commitment, together with high levels of academic ability.

Syllabus content:

Pure Mathematics

  • proof
  • algebra and functions
  • coordinate geometry
  • sequences and series
  • trigonometry
  • exponentials and logarithms
  • differentiation
  • integration


  • vectors
  • quantities and units in mechanics
  • kinematics
  • forces and Newton’s laws


  • statistical sampling
  • data presentation and interpretation
  • probability
  • statistical distributions
  • statistical hypothesis testing

Students are examined by:

  • examinations