AS Level: Chemistry at Ashby School
The A level Chemistry course covers a broad range of topics. The main
modules studied are;
To include atomic structure, amount of substance, bonding,
energetics, kinetics and equilibria.
To include periodicity, Group 2, Group 7, and Transition metals.
To include many of the common organic groups, organic analysis
and optical isomerism.
Students are assessed in practical skills assessments and written
For all Sixth Form courses, students must have five GCSE (or equivalent)
passes at Grades A* - C, including Mathematics and English Language.
Students should also have a Grade B in Chemistry 2 GCSE Additional
Science or a Distinction in BTEC Science and students need a Grade B in
Students can take this course to complement other advanced level courses
which could lead onto higher education in Science-related subjects or more
general higher education courses.
Chemistry is normally an essential A level for many degree courses
including medicine and dentistry.
Chemistry is usually an essential A level for careers in medicine,
pharmacy, dentistry and veterinary science. Other possible careers include
chemical engineer, biochemist, forensic scientist, materials technologist,
airline pilot, nurse, oceanographer and environmental health officer.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashby School directly.
Last updated date: 27 November 2015