Advanced Extension Award Mathematics (2018)
Our new Advanced Extension Award in Mathematics is designed for the top 10% of students to help differentiate between the most able candidates. First assessment will be summer 2019.
The new Advanced Extension Award is aimed at the top 10% of A level Mathematics students, to differentiate between the most able candidates
The Advanced Extension Award is a single exam based on A level Mathematics content, so requires no additional teaching or learning time.
The Advanced Extension Award helps to develop problem-solving skills that are advantageous for higher education maths-related courses and/or employment. It tests students' ability to solve high demand, complex problems and evaluate and analyse very analytical questions, all of which are highly sought-after skills.
A distinction is worth 40 UCAS points and a merit is worth 20 points, giving students an extra way to demonstrate their abilities when applying to university.
Specification coming soon
- Qualification type:
- Advanced Extension Award
- UK and international
The AEA in Mathematics is based on advanced A level Mathematics subject criteria rather than an individual specification, so there's no additional teaching content.
AEA Mathematics is accessible to all able candidates, whatever specification they're studying.
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