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Chemistry AS/H034 and A2/H434 at Newbold Community School

Course description

Why should I study this course? Studying A-Level Chemistry will be challenging, fascinating and very hard work. You will develop essential knowledge and understanding of the Periodic table, chemical concepts and trends and patterns in data. There will be an opportunity to develop an understanding of advances in modern methods of analysis and also to solve problems related to solids, gases and solutions. You will also get the opportunity to make your own Paracetamol drug in the prestigious labs at Sheffield University. Key features of the course.
There are four units that explore and develop the key areas of atomic structure:
 organic chemistry, which is the chemistry of carbon and hydrogen based compounds
 physical chemistry, which is the study of atomic and molecular interactions
 inorganic chemistry, which is the behaviour and study of all compounds not based on C-H bonds.
 There are also practical assessments of skills developed during the course.
AS Unit 1 - Atoms, Bonds, Groups
AS Unit 2 - Chains, Energy, Resources
AS Unit 3 - Practical Skills
A2 Unit 4 - Rings, Polymers, Analysis
A2 Unit 5 - Equilibria, Energetics, Elements
A2 Unit 6 - Practical Skills

Entry requirements

Grade B in Core AND Additional Science OR GCSE Chemistry. Grade C in Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newbold Community School directly.

Last updated date: 26 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years