Preparing for Success in A Level

In this course, pupils will be offered the opportunity to enhance their understanding of key stage 4 concepts in preparation for their study of mathematics at A-level, as well as Scottish Highers.

The course will cover all of the crucial pre-requisites for A-Level mathematics and ensure pupils are ready for the course.

See the full schedule below.

Ideal for all pupils who want the best start in A Level Maths – whether you have already have recieved your GCSE grade or awaiting the result this year this course is for you.

This course consists of 33 lessons. You can dip in and out as you wish, creating your own personalised learning course, but we’d recommend you attend all sessions. Even if it is a topic you think you already know, the session will be useful revision.

Every session is led by an expert mathematics teacher. Sessions are full lessons – just like you’d get at school – including teacher-led instruction, lots of examples and discussion, plenty of practice and time for you to work on problems.

You will have access to learning materials during and after the session, giving you more time to practice and carry out further study. Materials will include presentation slides, worksheets and other resources.

If your school is a Complete Mathematics subscriber, you will also have access to a recording of each session, allowing you to go back through the lesson at your own pace.

The full course costs just £30. That’s under £1 per session! Places are limited, so sign up today to reserve your place on this fantastic course, which will give you a head start for success in A Levels.

Course Schedule

Topic Detail Dates Times Duration
Number skills Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions 14/04/2020 3:30pm 2h
Algebra Skills
  1. Solving equations & simplifying algebraic fractions
  2. Factorising (including quadratics)
  3. Solve quadratics, change the subject and substitution in to expressions and formulae
  4. Expand and simplify binomials
21/04/2020
28/04/2020
05/05/2020
12/05/2020
3:30pm
3:30pm
3:30pm
3:30pm
2h
2h
2h
2h
Circle Theorems Angles... - at the circumference - at the centre - in the same segment, and cyclic quadrilaterals 19/05/2020 3:30pm 2h
Graphs Find the gradient and y-intercept, draw a straight line given m and c, and plot quadratics and cubic curves. 26/05/2020 3:30pm 2h
Squares, Cubes, Roots, and Standard Form The rules of indices, fractional and Negative indices, standard index notation 02/06/2020 3:30pm 2h
Circle Theorems Alternate segment theorem, radius and tangent proof, circle theorems - recall 09/06/2020 3:30pm 2h
Surds
  1. Multiplying, dividng, and simplifying surds
  2. Adding, subtracting, and rationalising surds
16/06/2020
23/06/2020
3:30pm
3:30pm
2h
2h
Pythagoras and Trigonometry
  1. Trigonometry
  2. Trigonometry and pythagoras, and trig in 3 dimensions
30/06/2020
07/07/2020
3:30pm
3:30pm
2h
2h
Expressions, Equations, Identities Solving simultaneous equations 14/07/2020 3:30pm 2h
Graphs Transformations of graphs, and express a circle in algebraic form 21/07/2020 3:30pm 2h
30h

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