Chemistry - A Level

Why choose A level Chemistry?

A-level Chemistry is a stepping stone to future study in many Science related subjects like biomedical sciences, Biochemistry, dentistry, pharmacy and medicine. The course is delivered to develop the skills that universities want to see.

A Level Chemistry should inspire students and nurture a passion for the subject, laying the groundwork for further study in courses.

What will I study and learn?

Chemistry is fundamentally an experimental subject. This new A level will provide numerous opportunities to use practical experiences to link theory to reality, and equip our students with the essential practical skills they need. Subject content will include familiar topics, for example atomic structure, organic compounds, energetics and thermodynamics.

Course Content

AS Level

  • Atomic Structures
  • Amount of Substance
  • Bonding
  • Energetics
  • Kinetics

A2 Level

  • Thermodynamics
  • Acid and Bases
  • Aromatic Chemistry
  • Transition metals

Key Information

  • Level: AS and A level
  • Subject leader: Mr Prior
  • Course leader: Mr McParlin
  • Entry Requirements: GCSE levels 9 - 5 in 5 subjects (to include English and Mathematics). GCSE grade A in Additional Science or Chemistry.

Student comment: "Everything is chemistry or is chemistry everything?"

SIXTH FORM COURSES

A LEVEL

ART AND DESIGN
ART AND DESIGN (FINE ART)
ART AND DESIGN (PHOTOGRAPHY)
BIOLOGY
CHEMISTRY
ECONOMICS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
ENGLISH LITERATURE
GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY
ICT APPLIED
MATHEMATICS
MEDIA STUDIES
MUSIC
MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
PSYCHOLOGY
PHYSICS
SOCIOLOGY
SPANISH

BTEC

PERFORMING ARTS
SPORT
SPORT (MIXED MARTIAL ARTS)

AQA

APPLIED BUSINESS