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    If ur taking maths and further maths for a-level, would this qualification make you more desirable do you think to competitive sixth forms
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    (Original post by ihatehannah)
    If ur taking maths and further maths for a-level, would this qualification make you more desirable do you think to competitive sixth forms
    Probably not - I didn't do FSMQ and am currently breezing through A level maths and further maths, it doesn't make a difference at all
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    (Original post by Jordan97)
    Probably not - I didn't do FSMQ and am currently breezing through A level maths and further maths, it doesn't make a difference at all
    yes but for all the applicants applying, they must find something to differentiate students and judge how dedicated and successful they would be. This qualification shows dedication and commitment to sixth forms, since u get no teacher support from this.
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    It doesn't look better when applying but it makes AS maths- C1and C2 incredibly easy as you would have done it in additional maths.
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    (Original post by ihatehannah)
    yes but for all the applicants applying, they must find something to differentiate students and judge how dedicated and successful they would be. This qualification shows dedication and commitment to sixth forms, since u get no teacher support from this.
    Youve answered your own question. If you think it helps, which you obviously do, then do it, it can hurt unless you fail in which case math and further math may not be best anyway.
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    (Original post by BekahMay)
    Youve answered your own question. If you think it helps, which you obviously do, then do it, it can hurt unless you fail in which case math and further math may not be best anyway.
    I do, i just wanted other opinions.
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    (Original post by JassyC)
    It doesn't look better when applying but it makes AS maths- C1and C2 incredibly easy as you would have done it in additional maths.
    You'll learn the skills in your lessons for C1 and C2 anyway and be expected to practice them regardless so it makes no difference

    (Original post by BekahMay)
    Youve answered your own question. If you think it helps, which you obviously do, then do it, it can hurt unless you fail in which case math and further math may not be best anyway.
    I know people who got U's in FSMQ but then have come out with A's in AS maths and further maths. It's a completely pointless qualification IMO
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    (Original post by Jordan97)
    You'll learn the skills in your lessons for C1 and C2 anyway and be expected to practice them regardless so it makes no difference



    I know people who got U's in FSMQ but then have come out with A's in AS maths and further maths. It's a completely pointless qualification IMO
    Yeah good point, in which case its completely pointless whatever they get in it

    I think though since theyre talking about a competitive sixth form then the U would still put them at a disadvantage even if it is no predictor for alevel if theyre up against lots of people with the same gcse's.
 
 
 
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