Statistics in Year 12 A level Mathematics



  • This one day course will provide teachers of AS and A level Mathematics with some effective ideas for teaching the main Statistics topics in AS Mathematics

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers who are new to teaching Statistics or need extra ideas for teaching the new specification



  • Interpreting Real data using technology
  • Using the large data set to teach statistical content
  • Modelling with the binomial distribution
  • Introducing hypothesis testing

Other Information

9.30 Arrival and coffee

10.00 Interpreting real data using technology
This will include exploration of the large data sets for all specifications

11.00 Using the large data set to teach statistical content
This session will look at ways to use the large data sets to teach some of the statistical content in the AS specifications

12.15 lunch

13.15 Modelling with the binomial distribution
This session will introduce the binomial distribution as a model for data

14.15 Introducing hypothesis testing
This session will introduce the language and process of hypothesis testing for situations which can be modelled with the binomial distribution

15.30 Evaluation and close

Key Facts

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Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics

Mathematical focus:


Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

1 day


Yorkshire and the Humber


NSLC, University of York,
YO10 5DD


Fri 15th Nov 2019

Course times:

09:30 - 15:45


Free to state schools

Priority Area subsidy:


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

Jean Smith
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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