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Chemistry AS & A Level at The Wellington Academy

Course description

A Level Chemistry is a rigorous, challenging and ultimately rewarding course that develops students' scientific skills and knowledge.

Course content

AS Level

Paper 1

  • Relevant physical chemistry topics (sections 3.1.1 to 3.1.4, 3.1.6 and 3.1.7)
  • Inorganic chemistry (section 3.2)
  • Relevant practical skills

Paper 2

  • Relevant physical chemistry topics (sections 3.1.2 to 3.1.6)
  • Organic chemistry (section 3.3)
  • Relevant practical skills

A Level

Paper 1

  • Relevant physical chemistry topics (sections 3.1.1 to 3.1.4, 3.1.6 to 3.1.8 and 3.1.10 to 3.1.12)
  • Inorganic chemistry (section 3.2)
  • Relevant practical skills

Paper 2

  • Relevant physical chemistry topics (sections 3.1.2 to 3.1.6 and 3.1.9)
  • Organic chemistry (section 3.3)
  • Relevant practical skills

Paper 3

  • Any content
  • Any practical skills

Entry requirements

5 A*-C at GCSE including English and maths plus subject specific requirements

Assessment

AS Level

Paper 1:

  • written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 80 marks
  • 50% of the AS
  • 65 marks of short and long answer questions
  • 15 marks of multiple choice question

Paper 2:

  • written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 80 marks
  • 50% of the AS
  • 65 marks of short and long answer questions
  • 15 marks of multiple choice questions

A Level

Paper 1:

  • written exam: 2 hours
  • 105 marks
  • 35% of A-level
  • 105 marks of short and long answer questions

Paper 2:

  • written exam: 2 hours
  • 105 marks
  • 35% of A-level
  • 105 marks of short and long answer questions

Paper 3:

  • written exam: 2 hours
  • 90 marks
  • 30% of A-level
  • 40 marks of questions on practical techniques and data analysis
  • 20 marks of questions testing across the specification
  • 30 marks of multiple choice questions

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Wellington Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2016

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