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    Hi there, I want to inow if it's possible to do A level maths fully in one year? This is in conjunction with Further Maths, chemistry, physics, german and general studies!

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    (Original post by Bunneh)
    Hi there, I want to inow if it's possible to do A level maths fully in one year? This is in conjunction with Further Maths, chemistry, physics, german and general studies!

    Thanks!
    Many people do A Level Maths in a single year as schools often teach Maths in Y12 and then Further Maths in Y13
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Many people do A Level Maths in a single year as schools often teach Maths in Y12 and then Further Maths in Y13
    Ah okay, so it's not a problem to do 5 As and an A2?
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Many people do A Level Maths in a single year as schools often teach Maths in Y12 and then Further Maths in Y13
    Is it capable to do C1 C2 S1 first year.

    Then C3 C4 M1 M2 D1 FP1 FP2 S2 S3 second year in your opinion?

    Self-teaching and working very hard.

    By capable I mean accrue a stars in both subjects, in your experience.
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    (Original post by Bunneh)
    Ah okay, so it's not a problem to do 5 As and an A2?
    When you say 5AS ??

    Chemistry
    Physics
    German

    General Studies - usually completed with minimal studies

    With Maths A Level - pretty standard for double mathematicians

    Unless you are saying that you will do FM AS in Y12 as well - in which case - why?
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    (Original post by ANEXIS kZstaR)
    Is it capable to do C1 C2 S1 first year.

    Then C3 C4 M1 M2 D1 FP1 FP2 S2 S3 second year in your opinion?

    Self-teaching and working very hard.

    By capable I mean accrue a stars in both subjects, in your experience.

    Possible - but why split it like that
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    (Original post by Bunneh)
    Hi there, I want to inow if it's possible to do A level maths fully in one year? This is in conjunction with Further Maths, chemistry, physics, german and general studies!

    Thanks!
    You can obviously. It's a lot of work. I was considering that, but decided it wasn't necessary for my uni course, and didn't want to have to compromise time and effort for it (I want to do law). See how your school timetables it. You may have extra lessons to speed up the learning, because you will essentially need to learn double the amount, and you will compromise free periods. I'm assuming if you are good at maths (as you probably are for f maths), regular a level will be easy. Further maths is more work but not very hard from what I hear, but you need to be dedicated to losing free time and making sure your other subjects get the same amount of attention. Universities seem to not care about more than 3 A Levels, and instead of requesting A*AA, may ask for A*AAA or higher, which is difficult. If you can do it though, or if you need it, definitely do it
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    When you say 5AS ??

    Chemistry
    Physics
    German

    General Studies - usually completed with minimal studies

    With Maths A Level - pretty standard for double mathematicians

    Unless you are saying that you will do FM AS in Y12 as well - in which case - why?
    Yeah, As Maths, Further Maths, German, Physics and Chemistry then GS on the side. Then I also want to do A2 maths
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    (Original post by Bunneh)
    Yeah, As Maths, Further Maths, German, Physics and Chemistry then GS on the side. Then I also want to do A2 maths
    It would be very unusual to do A Level Maths and AS Further Maths in Y12

    Why would you want to do that?
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Possible - but why split it like that
    At my school for maths and FM, were supposed to do year 1, C1, C2, S1, S2, D1 and FP1. Year 2, C3, C4, M1, S3, FP2, FP3. Whereas, I wish to do the C3, C4 and M1 in year 1 as well.
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    You can obviously. It's a lot of work. I was considering that, but decided it wasn't necessary for my uni course, and didn't want to have to compromise time and effort for it (I want to do law). See how your school timetables it. You may have extra lessons to speed up the learning, because you will essentially need to learn double the amount, and you will compromise free periods. I'm assuming if you are good at maths (as you probably are for f maths), regular a level will be easy. Further maths is more work but not very hard from what I hear, but you need to be dedicated to losing free time and making sure your other subjects get the same amount of attention. Universities seem to not care about more than 3 A Levels, and instead of requesting A*AA, may ask for A*AAA or higher, which is difficult. If you can do it though, or if you need it, definitely do it
    In terms of doing it with the others, the lowest I got was 95% in my GCSEs plus I got highest in my school in OCR FSMQ. I just feel like I'd rather doing A Level maths in one year
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    (Original post by Bunneh)
    At my school for maths and FM, were supposed to do year 1, C1, C2, S1, S2, D1 and FP1. Year 2, C3, C4, M1, S3, FP2, FP3. Whereas, I wish to do the C3, C4 and M1 in year 1 as well.
    Oh, I see - why

    Schools make a decision about which way to deliver their FM

    Some do Maths in Y12 and FM in Y13 - others do what you are doing

    Why are you wanting to take a different path to the one school suggest
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    It would be very unusual to do A Level Maths and AS Further Maths in Y12

    Why would you want to do that?
    For some reason, at our school, we have always done As Maths and Further Maths in conjunction with each other.
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    (Original post by Bunneh)
    For some reason, at our school, we have always done As Maths and Further Maths in conjunction with each other.
    yes, as I say - some schools do that - it works well - why are you not just doing that
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Oh, I see - why

    Schools make a decision about which way to deliver their FM

    Some do Maths in Y12 and FM in Y13 - others do what you are doing

    Why are you wanting to take a different path to the one school suggest
    Because since being in year 7, I've wanted to do 5 plus I don't want to let any of the subjects go, I'm too attached to them.
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    Possible - but why split it like that
    I guess because I like maths and also because the vast majority of applicants to uni's that require fm will have it to A2.
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    (Original post by Bunneh)
    Because since being in year 7, I've wanted to do 5 plus I don't want to let any of the subjects go, I'm too attached to them.
    So you want to do 5 A Levels - is that what you are saying

    If it is

    Why

    It will just mean that you can spend less time on each
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    (Original post by Bunneh)
    In terms of doing it with the others, the lowest I got was 95% in my GCSEs plus I got highest in my school in OCR FSMQ. I just feel like I'd rather doing A Level maths in one year
    Some say there is a big gap between GCSEs and A Levels. Not so much for maths, but definitely for other subjects. Chemistry is notoriously difficult, as well as languages. These subjects get harder, and you need to devote time to them. That's why most people only do 4 AS, so they spend as much time as possible on the subjects. Is your general studies compulsory? If not, consider dropping it and replacing it with further maths. My school (very selective state school) is crazy about Oxbridge and gives the vibe that they aren't crazy about GS. I'd recommend checking if the course you want at uni needs or suggests further maths. If not, you could do it for fun (?). I think you can only do a level maths in yr 12, not AS, it depends. Check with the Further Maths network and see what they recommend.
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    (Original post by ANEXIS kZstaR)
    I guess because I like maths and also because the vast majority of applicants to uni's that require fm will have it to A2.
    Sorry, I do not understand what you are saying

    My question was - "why split it like that" - most people who do double maths will do 6 or 7 units in Year 12 rather than just doing 3
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    (Original post by TenOfThem)
    So you want to do 5 A Levels - is that what you are saying

    If it is

    Why

    It will just mean that you can spend less time on each
    What's your opinion on the IB?
 
 
 
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