Chemistry AS/A2 at Perryfields High School Specialist Maths and Computing College
Chemistry is a fascinating subject and students with a wide range of interests choose it. The teaching and learning of this course is varied and wide ranging, practical investigations are obviously important, butother activities such as discussion, individual project work and group tasks help develop skills that will be useful in future education and employment.
The course is split into 3 units. Unit 1 - Foundation Chemistry. Unit 2 - Chemistry in Action. Unit 3 - Practical assessment
Grade B or above in Science GCSE
Assessment is through examination and practical assessment.
In most cases the course is free of charge. A fee may charged for re-sits or the general public. Students may be eligible for a weekly Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), paid during term time, depending onyour household income. For further information please visit www.direct.gov.uk/ema.
This is an essential choice for those seeking careers in medicine, forensic science, pharmacy or in the chemical industry, but is also an excellent platform to go on to study a wide range of other courses such as business, accountacy, media and much more.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Perryfields High School Specialist Maths and Computing College directly.