A and AS Level Maths Tuition
Studying Maths at A Level gives you a great platform, not just in terms of academic gains but building key life skills such as analysing data, problem-solving and logical thinking. These skills are in high demand across a number of employment sectors, including Business and Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Finance, Statistics and Technology.
As it is regarded as a ‘facilitating subject’ by Russell Group universities, studying A Level Maths will help in a wide range of degree courses and thereby a range of careers. Some university courses stipulate A-level Mathematics as a necessary entry requirement. These include Accounting, Computing, Economics, Maths and Physics.
Expert tuition, personalised to you
Our expert 1:1 tuition will help improve your skills and confidence, acting as a bridge to university and ensuring you have the study skills to succeed at degree level. Our tutors will quickly ascertain your strengths and weaknesses, with a strong focus on exam technique and preparation. You will be set monthly tests and past exam papers, to help diagnose any areas for improvement and to ensure you gain valuable practice in answering questions under timed conditions.
Our exam results remain consistently high and we often see students making remarkable improvements during their time with us. An example being a former Maths student, who had taken his A levels at another local college, improving from a D to an A in just one year.
Studying at Barts, you are likely to have two Maths tutors. Each of whom teach the core Pure Mathematics (calculus and non-calculus), with specialisms in the two applied components (Mechanics and Statistics). A first-time A level Maths students can expect around 4 hours of tuition per week, with the same number of hours in homework. For someone re-taking A level Maths, you would receive between 1.5-2.5 hours per week, depending on your previous and target grades,
Key skills you will develop during your A Level Maths studies:
- Understanding mathematical processes and how different areas of mathematics can be connected.
- Understanding the relationships between real world problems and mathematical models.
- Learning how to reason logically and recognise incorrect reasoning.
- Analysing and interpreting data, finding patterns and drawing conclusions
- Approaching problems in an analytical and rigorous way, formulating theories and using these to find a solution.
- Learning how to generalise and construct mathematical proof. Then, advancing towards skills and techniques which can be applied to more difficult problems.
- Learning how to draw diagrams and sketch graphs to help explore mathematical situations and interpret solutions.
- Presenting mathematical arguments and conclusions with accuracy and clarity
Typical A-level subject combinations with Maths
- Maths, Chemistry, Biology
- Maths, Physics, Computing
- Maths, Business Studies, Economics
- Maths, Psychology and Biology
Jobs directly related to Maths include:
- Actuarial analyst
- Chartered accountant
- Data analyst
- Data scientist
- Investment analyst
- Research scientist (maths)
- Software engineer