**A Level Mathematics**

**Examining Board : Edexcel**

**Specification : Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Mathematics (9MA0)**

**First teaching from September 2017**

**First certiﬁcation from 2018**

**A Level Mathematics**

**Examining Board : Edexcel**

**Specification : Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Mathematics (9MA0)**

**First teaching from September 2017**

**First certiﬁcation from 2018**

Dates | No of weeks | Topics (3 periods p week) | No of lessons | Topics (3 periods p week) | No of lessons | Detail | Assessment tasks/HW |
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September October | 7 | Module C1 (Core) Algebra & Functions Quadratics & Inequalities; sketching curves; coordinate geometry | 35 | Rules of Indices; Surds Plotting graphs, solving quadratic & simultaneous equations Transformations | 35 | Expanding, factorising quadratics. Conmpleting the square method. | Topic tests every 2-3 weeks |

October -November | 7 | Sequences Differentiation Integration | 35 | Arithmetic series, find gradient, ratio of change | 35 | Sum to n-terms, using ? notation. Tangents & niormals, constant of integration | |

December | 2 | Assessment for C1 | Mock exams | ||||

CHRISTMAS BREAK | |||||||

Jan - Feb | 5 | Module C2 (Core) Algebraic functions Exponentials & logarithms | 25 | Module S1 (Statistics) Representation of summary data; stem & leaf, Box plots, Histogram, Correlation, Regression | 25 | Location, range, Quartiles, Percentiles, Mean, Standard Deviation for grouped frequency and discrete data. | Topic tests every 2-3 weeks |

Feb -March | 6 | Coordinate geometry; Binomial expansion, Radian measure; | 30 | Probability Discrete Random variables | 30 | Scatter diagrams, coding | |

March - April | Geometric series; Graphs of Trig. function. Differentiation. | Normal distribution | Stationary points Maximum & Minimum | ||||

EASTER BREAK | |||||||

April- May | 5 | Trig identities & simple equations Integration Exam preparation & revision | 25 | Exam preparation & revision | 25 | Mock exams | |

May- June | Examinations |

Dates | No of weeks | Topics (3 periods p week) | No of lessons | Topics (3 periods p week) | No of lessons | Detail | Assessment tasks/HW |
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September October | 7 | Module C3 (Core) Algebraic fractions Functions Exponentials & log functionsNumerical methods | 35 | Simplifying Multiplying & Dividing Range, domain Introducing y=a³ Finding approximate roots | 42 | Remainder thorem Using composite fus. Inverse functions Graphs of experimental fns. Methods to find roots. | Topic tests every 2-3 weeks |

October -November | 7 | Trigonometry; further trigonometry Transformations Differentiation | 35 | Interactive & algebraic methods to find roots. Sec, cosec and cot simplifying, graphs. Addition formulae, sketching graphs y=H(x)1 Chain Rule, Product, Quotient, exponential log, trig fus. | 42 | Graphs Using identities Double angle, factor Thm. Y=f/x1, solving equations | |

December | 2 | Assessment for C3 | Mock exams | ||||

CHRISTMAS BREAK | |||||||

Jan - Feb | 5 | Module C4 (Core) Partial fractions Binomial expansion Coordinate geometry | 25 | Partial fractions with two linear, three linear, repeated linear facts in the denominator Improper fractions. Expansion of positive integral Index. Parametric equations. | Finding area given using partial fractions. Expansion of (a+bx)n. Converting parametric to cartesian equation by parametric equation. | Topic tests every 2-3 weeks | |

Feb -March | 5 | Differentiation Integration | 30 | Differentiating parameters. Implicit fus | 30 | Function a³, Rates of change,Differentiation equations. | |

March - April | Geometric series; Graphs of Trig. function. Differentiation. | Integrating standard fus; using identities in 2 & 3D. Scalar product of 2 vectors by Parts, substitution. | 42 | Partial fraction Vector euqation of a st. line Angle between vectors. | |||

EASTER BREAK revision classes | |||||||

April- May | 5 | Vectors; Harder integration | 25 | Areas, volumes Differential equations | 30 | Practising past exam papers. | Past papers |

May- June | Examinations |