Why is the study of Mathematics important? 


Further mathematics is a course designed for students who wish to build on their prior understanding, specialising in more complex mathematical fields. It is a useful choice for any student who has achieved an outstanding grade in GCSE maths and is renowned for its difficulty and skill-requirement.

  • Course Content and Assessment

    Course Content:

    • Algebraic Techniques
    • Trigonometry
    • Geometry
    • Calculus
    • Mechanics and Statistics
    • Problem Solving



    • 100% Examination
    • 0% Coursework
  • Entry Criteria

    5 GCSEs at 4 or above including:

    • English at 4 or above
    • Mathematics at 6 or above
  • How can Maths support your future?

    Students who have taken A Level Mathematics go on to study Mathematics at University. Future opportunities may include: a variety of careers such as Accountancy, Finance, Insurance or Business Consultancy.

    At The College @ Sirius, a number of students have progressed onto the most outstanding destinations, including former student Joshua Cole who achieved an A* in Further Maths and read Natural Sciences at Jesus College, Cambridge University.

  • How does the study of Maths support your study of other subjects?

    Further maths operates well with other scientific subjects such as Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

Student Testimonial

“Further maths is a useful course for anyone interested in developing their own understanding, or for anyone who has a passion for logic and numbers. The study of further maths has made me a more capable mathematician and will enable me to succeed at University.”

Fenora David

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