Chemistry A level at Oaks Park High School
The course contents encourage students to explore social, economic, environmental and technological application of chemistry, in both a local and global context. This can enhance students' understanding of the crucial role chemistry has in numerous everyday aspects of our lives and to recognise the value of chemistry in society. This specification will help inspire students, nurture their passion for chemistry and lay the groundwork for further study in courses such as chemistry, medicine and pharmacy.
B grade GCSE Maths and
EITHER B Grade Additional and Core Science, or B grade in Chemistry triple science.
Formal assessment will take place in the form of unit tests. The AS papers include all types of questions that are in the A-level, but at a lower level, helping students to progress towards the more challenging A-level questions.
Regular assessment will be carried out, which will take place at least every two weeks. Summative end of topic tests will be carried out for EACH topic taught. Marks will be recorded in student progress table and reviewed by teacher-student. There will be constant monitoring of results, so that students are aware if they consistently fail/underachieve in the regular assessments.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Oaks Park High School directly.