Chemistry A Level at The de Ferrers Academy
Why study this course?
- If you have an interest in, and enjoy, Chemistry
- If you enjoy problem solving both on paper and by practical work
- If you wish to progress into higher education or enter Chemistry – based employment
- If you have a natural aptitude for the subject
The course covers: Analytical, Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry.
4 A* - C Plus Grade 5 in English and a Grade 6 in Maths Grade A on C2/C3 paper with a B overall in either Chemistry or Additional Science
At the end of their 2 year course A level students will sit 3 exams.
Papers 1 and 2 are both worth 30% of the final grade and last 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Paper 3 covers content from any area of the A-level course and includes assessment of the understanding of practical principles. This paper is worth 40% of the final grade and lasts 2 hours and 30 minutes.
In addition, students will be separately judged on their practical skills by internal assessment over a minimum of 19 practical activities. This will be reported separately on their certificates as “pass” or “fail”.
- Forensic Scientist
- Research Chemist
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The de Ferrers Academy directly.