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POST-16 MATHEMATICS By the end of this presentation you should understand what options you have to continue you Mathematics education after GCSEs. You might also understand what each of these entail.
WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS? Your Maths GCSE Grade A* A B C D E F G A-Level Mathematics A-Level in Mathematics & Further Mathematics GCSE Higher Tier Resit Foundation GCSE BTEC in Money and Finance and Functional Mathematics
1.What’s it about? 2.Why would I do it? 3.What next? BTEC MONEY AND FINANCE FUNCTIONAL SKILLS What’s a Direct Debit? How much income tax will I pay? What’s the point in National Insurance? … What then is a Standing Order? Borrowing money and taking risk National and Global Money Matters Money Matters for Career Planning Working and Earning Saving and Spending Six Units… No EXAMS Managing Money Matters
1.What’s it about? 2.Why would I do it? 3.What next? BTEC MONEY AND FINANCE FUNCTIONAL SKILLS How much paint… ? Solving real problems by applying your Maths skills! ONE EXAM!!! 1 Hour 30 Minutes Can be completed to Level 1 or 2, Your call!
1.What’s it about? 2.Why would I do it? 3.What next? Employers look for Mathematics ability FUNCTIONAL SKILLS Prove that you can solve problems! These courses are designed around things you’ll definitely use! Almost 50 per cent of adults in Britain lack basic Maths skills (that’s almost a half!!!). Show that you’re above average! How would you answer the following interview question: “What evidence do you have that you can solve problems under pressure?”
1.What’s it about? 2.Why would I do it? 3.What next? If you hope to go to University, they can reject you if you don’t have C in GCSE Mathematics RESIT FOUNDATION GCSE MATHEMATICS The world’s your oyster, you’ve got you’re “C”… That will never hold you back!
Mechanics A-LEVEL MATHEMATICS Use the tools from GCSE Mathematics, to solve fascinating and complex problems CORE 1 CORE 3 CORE 2 Statistics Decision CORE 4
CORE MATHEMATICS Linking Algebra to Geometry and more…. SURDS Completing the square Quadratics Sequences Trigonometry Core 1,2,3 and 4 Core 1 No Calc!
The Maths of being Smart!!! DECISION MATHEMATICS
MECHANICS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_d3N3CwnK4A The Maths of how stuff works!!!
STATISTICS Used in most degrees to aim with research! The application of methods to collect, analyse and interpret data.
1.What’s it about? 2.Why would I do it? 3.What next? A-LEVEL MATHEMATICS It will help your other A-Level subjects Mathematics Statistics Computer Science Physics Accountancy Engineering Geography Psychology, Sociology Sports Science Earth Sciences Medicine Chemistry, Biology Business On average people who have done A level Maths earn 10% more than those who haven’t. Even those who don’t get the top grades earn 8% more Logical Skills Analytical Skills Problem Solving It’s AWESOME!!!!
A-LEVEL FURTHER MATHEMATICS Further Mathematics is known to be amongst the most challenging A-Levels. You’ll be one of a select few individuals who get’s this: 6 more Modules!!! “Further Pure Mathematics Matrices Imaginary Numbers Polar Coord’s