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Chemistry at St Birinus School

Course description


  • Unit 1 The Core Principles of Chemistry.
  • Unit 2 Application of Core Principles of Chemistry.
  • Unit 3 Chemistry Laboratory Skills I.


  • Unit 4 General Principles of Chemistry I.
  • Unit 5 General Principles of Chemistry II
  • Unit 6 Chemistry Laboratory Skills II.

    Students develop the basic skills of formulae and equation writing, measuring and calculating chemical quantities and energy changes and electronic structure and bonding. A number of assessments are carried out in the laboratory, covering all aspects of the course.

  • Entry requirements

    If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.

    However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Birinus School directly.

    Last updated date: 09 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years