Quantitative Skills: Maths for Other A Level Subjects



We are aware of the increase in mathematical content in a number of A Level specifications. This course is aimed at colleagues who are teaching the quantitative skills component of Geography, Psychology and Biology A Levels. 

Strategies and ideas will be provided for teachers to use in their classrooms to deepen their students' understanding.

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers who are delivering the mathematical component of Geography, Psychology, and Biology A Levels.


Teaching Averages and Spread

During this session we will model approaches to the teaching of Averages and Standard Deviation. We will also look at how they are assessed in the different A Levels. 

Teaching Spearmans Rank Correlation

This session will look at teaching approaches to introduce students to Spearmans Rank Correlation Coefficient and how to analyse the results you achieve.

Chi-squared Test

This session will look at the use of chi-squared tests in A Level Biology, Geography and Psychology. It will look at ideas for teaching the concepts to students. No prior knowledge will be expected


This session will look at the use of t-tests in A Level Biology and Geography and ideas for teaching the concepts to students.


This day course is available to all teachers who are involved in preparing students for the mathematical content of A Level courses

Key Facts

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Curriculum focus:

Core Maths

Mathematical focus:

Curriculum planning, Reasoning

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

1 day


East Midlands


The Pope Building,
University of Nottingham,
University Park,


Wed 4th Mar 2020

Course times:

09:30 - 15:30


This course is free for all participants.

State-sector subsidy:


Priority Area subsidy:



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

Ann-Marie Newton
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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