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Chris Kilgallon

A Levels

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It was great to be able to apply my A Level knowledge to different real-life scenarios and solve problems.

Mathematics is a real passion for Chris and he never wants to stop learning more about it. 

After completing his GCSEs at Unity College, Burnley, Chris chose to study at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre because of the outstanding teaching offered in his favourite subject.

He earned A* A* A in his A Levels and is now studying Mathematics at the University of Cambridge – he had the opportunity to study at the University of Cambridge or Durham University, too. Chris is planning to enter the field of Mathematics research as a career.

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It was great to be able to apply my A Level knowledge to different real-life scenarios and solve problems.

TRAINER

Dan Cox

A Level Mathematics | A Level Further Mathematics | A Level Statistics

Dan is passionate about Mathematics, especially how the subject can be applied in a variety of different fields and how it is full of puzzles and challenges to solve.

Following his graduation with a BSc in Mathematics from Durham University, Dan has been teaching since 2006 and is an A Level Maths examiner for Pearson since 2008. He also holds a Master qualification in Online and Distance Education from the Open University.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

A Levels

During his time at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre, Chris was a key member of the College Maths Team who competed in the UKMT Senior Team Maths Challenge staged at Lancaster University. He also took part in the UKMT individual maths challenge and the British Mathematical Olympiad, which both took place in college; was a member of the Honours Society and attended meetings of the French Club. 

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