Gaining confidence with Mechanics in the new A level

Bognor Regis


A one day course to help prepare teachers who will be teaching mechanics in the new A level for the first time


  • To introduce the major topics in the Mechanics element of AS/ A level Mathematics
  • To strengthen teachers' understanding of the key topics in the new A level specifications
  • To demonstrate teaching ideas and resources including simple practical work and ICT
  • To provide a basis of understanding of Newtons Laws of Motion, forces and kinematics for teachers to build upon

Who will benefit from attending?

This  course  is suitable for teachers who  are new to teaching mechanics or who have taught M1 on the legacy specification but lack confidence with some concepts


  • AS Mathematics - Kinematics
  • AS Mathematics - Forces and Vectors
  • A level Maths - Moving into two dimensions
  • Developing these ideas practically
  • Modelling
  • Finding resources



Other Information

Provisional Programme
(Exact timings and content may vary)
09:00 Registration (Tea/coffee available)
09:30 Kinematics
11:00 Break for Refreshments
11.20 Vectors and Forces
12:35 Lunch
13:20 Newton’s Laws of Motion
14:20 Break for refreshments
14:30 Extending the model
15:30 Depart


Fees for this course are £50 to include resources, lunch and refreshments for the day.

Key Facts

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Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics

Mathematical focus:


Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

1 day




Felpham Community College,
Felpham Way,,
Bognor Regis,,
West Sussex,
PO22 8EL


Fri 15th Mar 2019

Course times:

09:00 - 15:30



State-sector subsidy:

West Sussex

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If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Hazel Santineer
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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