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Why study Chemistry?
What will I study?
Consists of 3 sections:
Section 1: Physical Chemistry 1
Section 2: Inorganic Chemistry 1
Section 3: Organic Chemistry 1
Consists of 3 further sections:
Section 1: Physical Chemistry 2
Section 2: Inorganic Chemistry 2
Section 3: Organic Chemistry 2
How is the course assessed?
In AS Chemistry the assessment consists of two written exam papers at the end of year 12. Both papers are worth 50% of the AS qualification and cover the contents of sections 1-3 and relevant practical skills.
In A-level Chemistry the assessment consists of three written exams at the end of Y13. Weighting is as follows: Papers 1 – 35%, paper 2 – 35%, paper 3 – 30%
AS and A-level chemistry courses will be taught in tandem in Year 12.
Practical skills will be based on practical activities taught throughout the A2 course and students will be also awarded a practical accreditation based on their completion of 12 practical activities over the two years covering 5 competencies.