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Chemistry A Level at Southern Consortium Sixth Form

Course description

Linear course: All compulsory units, and practical endorsement in chemistry. Each unit divide into separate topics

Entry requirements

Suitable for students with GCSE grade B in Chemistry and Mathematics OR core and additional science grade B in each.

Assessment

  • Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry, 100 marks, 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Synthesis and analytical techniques, 100 marks, 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Unified chemistry, 70 marks, 1 hour 30 minutes

Assessed at the end of the two year course.

Future opportunities

  • Essential for anyone wishing to pursue a degree in medical sciences.
  • Skills acquired are transferable to many careers

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southern Consortium Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 30 November 2017
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      Working with our colleagues as part of the Southern Consortium, sixth form subject staff are well qualified to teach A level and vocational courses and excel in bringing out the best in all the students they work with. They are dedicated to working hard and providing a high level of professional teaching. There are staff responsible for the mentoring and care of students through a tutor group system and a range of opportunities for one-to-one guidance and support.

      We want our students to feel happy, secure and enjoy coming to school. We are committed to forming positive relationships with parents and keeping them informed of students’ targets and progress.  Alongside our extensive range of A level courses we also offer practical, work-related courses. There are opportunities for community service, young enterprise, sport, music, drama, university visits, careers advice and plenty of social events. We provide a programme of academic events for students to improve their study skills, chances of getting to university and self-confidence.

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      The Consortium provides a friendly and efficient bus service, which is free to students, that moves students at lesson changes between Consortium school sites.