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A Level

Course Overview

What is the chance of winning the lottery? How quickly can a car stop?

You will learn how to answer these questions and more by studying a range of mathematical topics which provide a solid background in Pure Mathematics, Statistics and Mechanics.

This is one of the most popular subjects in the college studied alongside a wide range of other subjects.

Course Topics

  • Advanced Algebra and Calculus
  • Applications of Trigonometry
  • Graphs and Functions
  • Series and Sequences
  • Probability Distributions
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Kinematics
  • Forces and Motion


Course Features

  • A high facilitating subject enabling progression in many areas
  • Opportunities to engage in many courses with local Universities for problem-solving and extension work
  • Develop logic, reasoning, and problem-solving skills and become independent and mature learners prepared for life post-college.
  • It is an exciting, engaging, and challenging course requiring commitment and dedication.
  • Close links with the MEC and MDV Societies.
  • Support for University Entrance Tests and Degree Apprenticeship assessments.
  • Many of our A Level Mathematicians are part of our High Achievers Programme .
  • A Level Mathematics could be studied under the Fast Track programme in one year.
UKMT Maths Challenge

Our A-Level Maths student excelled in the UKMT Maths Challenge, earning 9 Gold, 10 Silver, 7 Bronze, and 1 Participation award. A special well done to, Emma Milner, for your outstanding achievement in the Merseyside Challenge, ranking in the top 50 nationally!


  • Exam: 100%
  • Awarding Body: Pearson Edexcel


Over the last 3 years at least 2/3 of our students have achieved grades A*-C through excellent effort and hard work.

If studying the A Level through Fast Track Mathematics, our pass rates amongst the cohort are 100% over the last 3 years, with more than 75% achieving grades A*-B each year.

Where Courses Become Careers

Studying A Level Mathematics can lead to a wide variety of higher education courses, apprenticeships and areas of employment.

Students can progress to careers in Economics, Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, Accountancy, Psychology, Geography, Finance, Computing and Information Technology or to courses where Mathematics will support reasoning and logic skills such as Law and PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics).

Make your mark

How SFC will help you to boost your CV by developing your skills and qualifications…

Having an A Level in Mathematics is highly regarded by universities and employers.

Throughout this course we work closely with local universities and each year our students have the opportunity to take part in the national competition ‘The Senior Maths Challenge’. We also encourage students to take part in other mathematics competitions locally and nationally to practice their problem solving skills.


If you are unsure what course you think you should choose or what career you would like to aspire towards then contact Admissions:

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