The MEI/Gatsby project - How to give ALL sixth formers the opportunity to study for Further Mathematics ASA/A levels
Further Mathematics is in trouble. Student numbers have declined drastically and many schools/colleges especially in the state sector no longer teach it. Should we allow it to slip quietly into oblivion or should we try to do something positive to save it? I say we must save it. If we don’t we will be party to a real reduction in the quality not just of the sixth form mathematics provision but also of the intellectual environment within which we nurture our brightest students. The demise of Further Mathematics is not inevitable. We can save it and in a way that will have a very positive influence on the whole of post-16 Mathematics education.
To find out how read on.