Statistics in Year 13 A level Mathematics



  • This one day course will provide teachers of A level Mathematics with some effective ideas for teaching the main Statistics topics in Year 13 Mathematics.

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers new to teaching year 13 Statistics in the new A level Mathematics specification



  • Conditional probability
  • Using the large data set to teach statistical content
  • Modelling with the Normal distribution
  • Hypothesis testing

Other Information

9.30 Arrival and coffee

10.00 Conditional probability
Understanding and working with conditional probability

11.15 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 A level specifications

12.30 lunch

13.30 Modelling with the Normal distribution
This session will introduce the Normal distribution as a model for data

14.15 Hypothesis testing
This session will introduce the process of hypothesis testing for situations which can be modelled with the Normal distribution and look at extending this to testing for correlation

15.30 Evaluation and close

Key Facts

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Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics

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Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

1 day


Yorkshire and the Humber


NSLC, University of York,
YO10 5DD


Wed 22nd Jan 2020

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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