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A Level Chemistry at The Samworth Church Academy

Course description

Year 12 topics include

  • Protons, neutrons and electron arrangement
  • How atoms do chemistry
  • Constructing equations and calculating reacting masses
  • Metal extraction and uses
  • Comparison of group 2 and group 7
  • Alkenes, alcohols and halo alkanes

    Year 13 topics include

  • Quantitative studies of equilibria
  • Carbonyl compounds, amines and amino acids
  • Aromatic compounds
  • Polymers
  • Structure determination using mass spec, IR and NMR
  • Period 3 elements
  • Transition metals including catalysis and ligand substitution reactions
  • Entry requirements

    The general entrance requirement for the Sixth Form is 6 or more A*-C grades including either English or Maths and with any BTEC qualifications worth half. A* - B GCSE Chemistry. A* - B GCSE Chemistry

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Samworth Church Academy directly.

    Last updated date: 18 August 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years

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