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Chemistry at Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

This course consists of integrated practical and theory work covering the main themes of:

  • Energy
  • Structure and Bonding
  • Reaction Rates
  • Equilibria
  • Applications
  • Organic and inorganic chemistry
  • Acid/base reactions

These themes are developed at different levels through the course and build on the process skills inherent in GCSE.

Students will study aspects of chemistry that are often in the media and affect their lives. These areas include climate change, green chemistry, pharmaceuticals and chemistry research. Students will deepen their knowledge of chemical reactions and be able to understand why they work and when they will occur. Your experimental skills will be developed.

Entry requirements

Grade B Additional Science or the relevant Triple Science

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 30 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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