Chemistry AS/A Level at Fortismere School
Study of Chemistry provides a sound basis for both science and non-science based degree courses, and a good grade in Chemistry A-Level is a requirement of many science degree courses including medicine, dentistry and veterinary science. The course is a fascinating exploration of how the building blocks of life are created and connected.
Unit 1 – Foundation Chemistry
Unit 2 – Chemistry in Action
Unit 3 – Investigative and practical skills in AS Chemistry
Unit 4 – Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic Chemistry
Unit 5 – Energetics, Redox and Inorganic Chemistry
Unit 6 – Investigative and practical skills in A2 Chemistry
Double A Grade in Science (cannot accept students who have studied Single Award Science), or at least one A Grade (which must be in Chemistry) if studying 3 separate GCSE Science subjects. Grade B in Maths GCSE and B in English GCSE.
The lessons will be a mixture of teacher-led activities, practical experimental work and student presentations. At times you will be expected to work in a group and at other times individually. There is an examination in January called CHEM1 (33%), an exam in June called CHEM2 (47%) and an externally marked practical assessment EMPA (20%).
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Fortismere School directly.