As far as content is concerned, the jump in difficulty between GCSE and A level is initially a little more gentle than some other subjects. The early stages of the pure Maths component of the A level course revisit the more challenging aspects of GCSE Maths. The complexity of problem solving required, however, increases substantially and rapidly. It is this, together with a much greater use of mathematical language and terminology, which seems to pose the greatest difficulties, even for more able students.
I teach all components of the A level Maths course, specifically:
- Pure Maths