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A-level

        Chemistry                                                                             Cardinal Heenan
                                                                                              CatHoliC HigH SCHool
                                                                                              A SportS College


         Why choose A level Chemistry?                             How is the course assessed?
         A-level Chemistry is a stepping stone to future study in many Science   Reformed A Level
         related  subjects  like  biomedical  sciences,  Biochemistry,  dentistry,   Paper 1
         pharmacy and medicine. The course is delivered to develop the skills   Relevant physical Chemistry topics
         that universities want to see.                            Inorganic Chemistry
         A Level Chemistry should inspire students and nurture a passion for the   Relevant practical skills
         subject, laying the groundwork for further study in courses.  2 hours written exam - 35% of A level
                                                                   Paper 2                                                       Key Information
         What will I study and learn?                              Relevant physical Chemistry topics                            Level: AS and A level
                                                                   Organic Chemistry
         Chemistry is fundamentally an experimental subject. This new A level   Relevant practical skills                        Subject leader: Mr Hughes
         will provide numerous opportunities to use practical experiences to link   2 hours written exam - 35% of A level
         theory to reality, and equip our students with the essential practical                                                  Course leader: Mr McParlin
         skills they need. Subject content will include familiar topics, for example   Paper 3
         atomic structure, organic compounds, energetics and thermodynamics.  Practical techniques and data analysis             Entry Requirements:
                                                                   2 hours written exam - 30% of A level                         GCSE grades A* - C in 5 subjects (to include
                                                                   Student comment:                                              English and Mathematics). GCSE grade A in
                                                                                                                                 Additional Science or Chemistry.
                                                                   ”Everything is chemistry or is chemistry everything?”
                                                                                                                                 Reformed A level Modules:
                                                                                                                                 Paper 1:  Relevant physical Chemistry topics,
                                                                                                                                 Inorganic Chemistry and relevant practical
                                                                                                                                 skills. (2 hours written exam). 35% of A level.
                                                                                                                                 Paper 2:  Relevant physical Chemistry topics,
                                                                                                                                 Organic Chemistry and relevant practical skills.
                                                                                                                                 (2 hours written exam). 35% of A level.
                                                                                                                                 Paper 3:  Practical techniques and data
                                                                                                                                 analysis (2 hours written exam).
                                                                                                                                 30% of A level.













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