
St
Alban's High School
Mathematics Department
 Student Page 

Preparing For AS level
This booklet contains all the topics
you need to be able to answer confidently before beginning the
Alevel course in order to enable you to achieve high grades
(Answers Included) 
Click here
MathedUp has pulled together Video
Tutorials and Exam Questions to help you prepare yourself for
ALevel maths. The key topics from GCSE have been chosen that
you should feel confident with in order to be successful in the
modules you complete at ASLevel 
Click here [@MathedUp]
The Maths Teacher has
tutorials, notes and an exercise on all of the key topics for AS
Maths including some precourse material 
Click here [@Themathsteach]
ALevel
At St Alban's
all pupils are entered for the AQA exam
board for the ALevel Examinations 
Syllabus
Formulae Booklet
My go to site has to be
www.examsolutions.net as this has an extensive set
of well constructed and organised tutorials 
AQA Tutorials
It is well worth looking
at the Edexcel section [Note: Some Core 1 topics
might be on Core 2 and vice versa] as this has exam
papers on the right with videos showing worked
solutions 
Click here

Making
connections  Teaching Resources
Underground Maths 
Click here
Mathematics is a coherent and connected
enterprise. To reflect this we have organised our resources along a
system of thematic tube lines.
These resources support teachers in the
classroom. They help students build firm foundations for
mathematical understanding by connecting ideas and developing
techniques



Content and Revision Videos
Supporting Resources
AQA
Alevel Maths & Further Maths Exam Questions By Topic
A really useful spreadsheet allowing you to search by
module, chapter and topic 
Click here
This is a comprehensive list of AQA Alevel exam questions; over
1000 questions  complete set of Jan06 to Jan11 for C1, C2, C3,
C4, M1, M2, D1, FP1, FP2, FP3, over 100 with links to full written
solutions (not just mark schemes).
AS and
A2 Crib Sheets
These crib
sheets from
www.dotmaths.com are really nice.
Gold Silver Bronze Papers
These Core and applied papers are not actual exam papers. They
have been put together so that the Bronze papers are made up of the
questions students found easier, the gold ones contain all the
questions students found really hard and the the silver ones are
made up of the questions that were somewhere in between. You may
find that some of the questions are quite similar in a paper (which
obviously wouldn't happen in a real paper), but they are a really
good way to see how you are getting on with the module. I suggest
you start with a bronze and work your way up to gold 
Click here
Edexcel
Papers
Here you will find the past papers
from the Edexcel examination which can be used for additional
practice 
Click here
Old AQA
Papers
Additional Exam Questions from the
Previous Syllabus [Pure 5 contains additional Further Pure 3
Questions] 
Click here
Videos
Hegarty Maths has an excellent set of
videos which are easy to access [These are made for Edexcel so some
topics might be in a different module compared to AQA] 
Click here
The Further Maths Centre has a series of videos covering the Further
Pure Modules 
Click here
The Further Maths Centre has a selection of their online tutorials
which have been recorded, you need to select keep and click on the
link at the bottom and then select play 
Click here
A massive selection of videos covering all topics (All Sciences as
well) can be found at the Khan Academy [A little searching might be
necessary]: for the Maths Index 
Click here
Challenge
and Enrichment
Challenging Questions involving ALevel Maths
These papers use the C1 to C4 content
but are designed to challenge the most able 
Click here
Hungarian Maths Problems  The
different sets were entrance examinations for different majors, such as
engineering or mathematics 
Click here
Some interesting questions only requiring AS Maths but
more thought provoking can be found here with the Oxford Physics Aptitude Tests
Maths section 
Click here
MEI Produce regular problems for those who like a
challenge 
Click here
Preparing for STEP
or AEA Papers
The Step Papers going
back to 1987can be
found if you
Click here
AEA Papers can be found if you
Click here
Worked Solutions for STEP and AEA papers are best found at Integral
Website 
Click here
STEP, AEA and MAT papers divided by topic 
Click here
[The Cambridge website can be found if you 
Click here but
the solutions are in outline only and a bit condescending imo!]
Students planning on pursuing
Maths based courses at University or sitting the
STEP papers would benefit from these modules compiled by NRICH

Click here
Challenging Worked examples (The Question Locker link)
and support for STEP questions can be found at
www.whitegroupmaths.com
Beyond the
Curriculum
Numberphile Videos: A superb range of videos 
Click here
or
go here
Sixty Symbols Videos: Cool videos about physics and
astronomy 
Click here
Objectivity Videos: Videos about Cool objects  Click here
Great summary
document of suggestions for sources and ideas for exploring
maths beyond the curriculum  Click here
Enrichment Activities and Ideas  Click here
Fancy something very substantial? Think
about one of our challenging open
investigations. These will take time and
you will need to pose your own questions
and make your own mathematical
discoveries 
Click here
Conway's Game of Life  A beginners Guide 
Click here and a summary of
some of the key facts 
Click here
This collection contains all twelve issues of the iSquared
magazine which are edited by Sarah Shepherd whose aim is to bring together a
collection of articles that reflects the wide range of modernday applications
of mathematics. Many people are unaware that maths is more than just abstract
concepts, inaccessible to all but those with a university education in the
subject. In fact, mathematics can be appreciated by everyone.
Each magazine contains regular news items, a mathematical histories feature,
puzzles, book reviews and the life of a great mathematician as well as special
articles on cryptography, crowd dynamics, string theory, neuroscience,
aerodynamics, mathematical finance, environmental modelling, operational
research, public transportation, relativity, game theory and medical imaging, to
name just a few of the topics 
Click here
Software
Ma+hs Card APP:
The Alevel app contains all of the really
useful pure maths formulae you get on the
printed cards, but with the added advantage of
having it available on your mobile at the touch
of a button, making it ideal for home and
revision use. Just like the printed card, the
mathscard® app is completely free of charge and,
even better, works on over 150 different devices  For more
information 
Click here
You can download for FREE
the software
GeoGebra
for Algebraic and Geometric Topics –
Click here
Core
Maths
The Core Maths support centre has lots
of categorised resources 
Click here
Items that can be used to provoke
mathematical questions. Particularly useful for students studying
Core Maths 
Click here
Nuffield Mathematics resources can be
used to support teaching of the new Core Maths qualifications. For
each of the six qualifications, we have provided a spreadsheet
containing links to the most relevant resources for each section 
Click here
AQA Mathematical Studies (Core Maths)
Practice Papers 
Click here