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    I was feeling curious, as to how everyone's schools offer their A level maths and Further.

    You see, how my sixth form does it is the similar way to how they do the Triple science down the school. Further is offered as a separate subject to the standard maths (however, it does have to be taken alongside standard maths.) So you get extra lessons in it. However, I was surprised to learn that it is done very differently elsewhere! At another sixth form, you would do further as the same subject as Maths, and have that many lessons in it!

    So let's say you'd have 4 subjects per option. At my sixth form, you'd have 8 lessons of maths. At the second one, you'd have only four.

    This struck me as odd, and off. You see, I think some offer Further alongside maths, so when you pick Further, you are automatically put in maths with the hypothetical 8 lessons, without picking them separately.

    You see I have a friend on his way there and he seems to be taking the two as the same thing.

    Surely I'm wrong.
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    I was feeling curious, as to how everyone's schools offer their A level maths and Further.

    You see, how my sixth form does it is the similar way to how they do the Triple science down the school. Further is offered as a separate subject to the standard maths (however, it does have to be taken alongside standard maths.) So you get extra lessons in it. However, I was surprised to learn that it is done very differently elsewhere! At another sixth form, you would do further as the same subject as Maths, and have that many lessons in it!

    So let's say you'd have 4 subjects per option. At my sixth form, you'd have 8 lessons of maths. At the second one, you'd have only four.

    This struck me as odd, and off. You see, I think some offer Further alongside maths, so when you pick Further, you are automatically put in maths with the hypothetical 8 lessons, without picking them separately.

    You see I have a friend on his way there and he seems to be taking the two as the same thing.

    Surely I'm wrong.
    In my school they are seperate subjects, you do not have to take further alongside just maths though..
 
 
 
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