Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Cookson
This course is designed to give students an opportunity to access a variety of contexts in which Mathematics and Statistics can be used and so supports students intending to follow a pathway into Level 3 Statistics or Level 3 Mathematics, but not Level 3 Calculus. It is predominately internally assessed with one external assessed at the end of the year.
Level 3 Mathematics, Level 3 Statistics
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery$40 Maths workbook.
A graphics calculator is essential. (Casio 9750 recommended).
12 credits at Level 1 in Mathematics and Statistics
Achievement of either 1.6 (Geometric reasoning) or 1.7 (Rightangled Triangles)
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Assessment  Level 
Internal or External 
Credits 
L1 Literacy Credits  UE Literacy Credits  Numeracy Credits 

A.S. 91256 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.1  Apply coordinate geometry methods in solving problems  2 
I 
2 
Y 

A.S. 91259 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.4  Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems  2 
I 
3 
Y 

A.S. 91260 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.5  Apply network methods in solving problems  2 
I 
2 
Y 

A.S. 91264 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.9  Use statistical methods to make an inference  2 
I 
4 
Y 
Y 

A.S. 91267 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.12  Apply probability methods in solving problems  2 
E 
4 
Y 
Y 

A.S. 91268 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.13  Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation  2 
I 
2 
Y 
Y 

Total Credits 
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
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An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.