Edexcel Maths A-Level Revision Classes OLD

These courses cover the new Edexcel maths specification and are designed to prepare the students for the summer exams. Your experienced course tutor will teach a topic before going through past paper questions to consolidate learning and practice exam technique. This past paper practice will be used to give tips about how to get the most marks and the best approach to answering questions. Any weaknesses can be identified and worked on before moving on to the next topic. Our courses cover the whole specification which means they’re a great way to kick start revision or can be used to identify and fill in any gaps in knowledge. You should leave the course feeling confident and prepared for your exams.

Structure of the Days

Our Statistics and Mechanics courses are 1 day courses.

They are from 9.00am to 5.30pm everyday.

Registration is at 8.45am.

There will be a one-hour lunch break and a couple of 10-min breaks in the morning and afternoon sessions.

Lunch is not provided but there are places to eat in and around the campus.

Course Content

Mechanics
09.00-10.30
– Quantities in Mechanics
– Graphs of Motion in a Straight Line
– Constant Acceleration in 1D
 
Break
10.45-12.15
– Projectiles
– Motion in 2D using Vectors
– Motion with Variable Acceleration
 
LUNCH
13.15-14.45
– Concept of a Force, Resolving Forces and Newton’s First Law
– Newton’s Second Law and its Applications
– Pulleys and Connected Particles
 
Break
15.00-16.15
– Friction and its Applications
– Forces in Equilibrium
– Using vectors with Forces
 
Break
16.30-17.30
– Moments
Statistics
09.00-10.15
– Mean, Median and Quarties
– Standard Deviation
– Statistical Diagrams
 
Break
10.30-11.45
– Discrete Probability Distributions
– Binomial Distribution; Normal Distribution
– Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
 
Break
12.00-13.30
– Correlation and Linear Regression
– Hypothesis Tests
 
LUNCH
14.30-15.45
– Probability Trees
– Venn Diagrams
– Two Way Tables
– Independent, Dependent, Mutually Exclusive Events
 
Break
15.55-16.40
– Population and Sampling
 
Break
16.50-17.30
– Extra question practice on topics students request
Edexcel Maths A-Level Revision Classes OLD

Tutor: Nela Brockington

Nela studied Medicine at Magdalen College, Oxford, and then completed a DPhil in Neuroscience. Following that she worked as a research scientist at Oxford, investigating various topics from skin sensation to visual perception, using maths every day to statistically analyse data and make mathematical models of brain function. In 2018 she qualified as a Mathematics Teacher and she enjoys teaching A Level Mathematics, especially linking Statistics and Mechanics to the sciences and real-world questions. She believes that understanding Applied Maths helps us to understand how knowledge is generated in the world, from medicine to economics to sports science.

Testimonials

The tutor took a slow approach from first principles assuming we knew nothing, giving us all the information we needed to know

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Going through a range of difficult questions was very useful

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Different methods were used by the tutor to what I had used before to solve questions, some of which are much better

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  • Statistics
    May 11, 2019
    8:45 am - 5:30 pm
  • Mechanics
    May 12, 2019
    8:45 am - 5:30 pm
  • Statistics
    May 30, 2019
    8:45 am - 5:30 pm
  • Mechanics
    May 31, 2019
    8:45 am - 5:30 pm