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Maths Studies IB (Standard Level) MATHS STUDIES (SL) International Baccalaureate Campus: Cheadle and Marple (26.02.09) This course is offered as part of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. You will take 3 Higher Level subjects and 3 Standard Level subjects and complete components in Theory of Knowledge, Creativity Action Service and an Extended Essay. Course overview The Maths Studies course is designed for students who do not envisage using Mathematics in their further study. It offers you the opportunity to build your confidence and encourage an appreciation of mathematics that will be related to the other subjects that you will be studying. The internally assessed project offers you the opportunity to explore different ways of approaching a problem and develop the skills for communicating mathematical ideas. Areas of study include: Algebra Geometry Functions and Equations Trigonometry Calculus Sets and Logic Probability Statistics Financial Mathematics How you will learn Lessons are usually teacher led but will involve investigation, discussion, group work and working on examples. This will allow you to use your own inherent logical, thinking skills so that you can develop the understanding of a mathematical principal and its formation into mathematical language. Graphical display calculators will be used extensively throughout the course. How you will be assessed External Assessment: Paper 1: short response questions (40%) Paper 2: extended response questions (40%) Internal Assessment: Project of your own choice (20%) Special entry requirements Standard college entry criteria for I.B., normally 6 GCSEs at Grade B or above in appropriate subjects. You need to have studied GCSE Maths at the higher tier and achieved at least a grade C. What students say about the I.B. The I.B. is challenging yet great fun it educates students for success beyond school or college I think I.B. students are much better prepared for University, as they have good time management skills and really know how to learn Other useful information This course is suited to students with varied backgrounds and abilities but you do need to be equipped with the fundamental skills and a sound knowledge base from GCSE.

Maths Studies IB (Standard Level) MATHS STUDIES (SL) International Baccalaureate Campus: Cheadle and Marple (26.02.09) This course is offered as part of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. You will take 3 Higher Level subjects and 3 Standard Level subjects and complete components in Theory of Knowledge, Creativity Action Service and an Extended Essay. Course overview The Maths...

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