Qualification:

A Level

Entry requirements:    

Five GCSE Grade 4s including Maths & English Language.

Additional entry requirements:    

Grade 5 in Maths (higher paper)

What is it?    

This A Level offers students the chance to study how statistics are applied to make sense of the world around us, and learning how to use and apply statistics resulting in being able to confidently work with data across many formats.    

Why choose this subject at BSFC?    

Statistics is a course that very few schools and colleges in the region offer as an option. It allows students to completely focus on one aspect of Maths and our expert teachers help students to learn how to process and analyse data to a high level, which is a much sought-after skill and desirable in a whole range of careers.

What will I study?    

You will study a variety of topics including: Probability distributions; Summarising & displaying data; Expectation; Correlation and regression; Normal distribution; Statistical hypothesis testing.

How will I be assessed?    

Exams at the end of Year 2.

How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?    

The fundamental statistical and lateral thinking skills developed by students are invaluable across all kinds of disciplines and careers, not just those that are explicitly maths-related. The ability to understand and analyse data is an increasingly important skill in a world of constant change.

Exam Board:

Edexcel
 

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