Chemistry A Level at Ysgol Y Strade
The specification is one that provides a thorough understanding of fundamental concepts , along with a broad and balanced coverage of a range of chemical topics. There is an opportunity to develop several skills, which are transferable to many career options.
Unit 1: Physical chemistry.
Unit 2: Physical, inorganic and organic chemistry.
Unit 3: Practical assessment.
Unit 4: Spectroscopy & further organic chemistry.
Unit 5: Further physical & inorganic chemistry.
Unit 6: Practical assessment.
Although each student will be considered on an individual basis for entry onto the course it would be beneficial to have at least a B grade in science and additional Science Higher Tier.
Unit 1: Examination 1hr 30min
Unit 2: Examination 1hr 30min
Unit 3: Examination 6 hours
Unit 4: Examination 1hr 45min
Unit 5: Examination 1hr 45min
Unit 6: Examination 6 hours
Chemistry can be studied successfully with a number of other A level subjects and it is accepted as a subject for several Higher Education courses, including Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science and Physiotherapy. It is also useful in supporting other courses, including Geography and Physics.
Examining Body: WJEC
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Y Strade directly.