No, the content of mathematics is fully prescribed and consists roughly of pure maths, statistics and mechanics. It is broadly similar in size to C1-C4, S1 and M1 of the legacy specifications but there are some differences in content between the reformed and the legacy AS/A Levels. To ensure that the applied content reflects the level of demand across the full A Level, there is content that goes beyond S1 and M1 (AS content) that was formerly S2, S3 or M2 (A Level content).
Mapping documents can be found on each of the qualification pages, in the ‘Planning and teaching’ section.
Decision maths is no longer part of A Level Maths; however, students who take AS/A Level Further Maths can study an updated version of this content area.
Similarly, there is no longer an option to take an AS/A Level in Pure Mathematics.
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