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Chemistry at Maltby Academy

Course description

Work in Chemistry is likely to include subjects such as Acids & Baces, Aromatic Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Thermodynamics, Polymers & Reaction Kinetics. This course will encourage you to develop and understanding of scientific methods through prictical work, develop your thinking and problem solving skills, sustain and develop your enjoyment and interest in Chemistry. This course is assessed by examined units and coursework.

Course content

What is included?

  • Acids / Base redox reactions
  • Periodic table
  • Reaction rates
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Alcohols
  • pH
  • Enthalpy
  • Polymers
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Chromatography
  • Analytical techniques


Entry requirements

B in GCSE Chemistryand one other Science and grade 6 in GCSE maths



Assessment comprises 3 written exams at the end of year 2, coursework does not contribute to overall grade

Practical skills assessed through exam format

Pupils complete 12 practical activities to demonstrate practical performance - reported separately to the A level grade

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Future opportunities

The study of Chemistry at "A" level can lead to many careers including Medicine, Biochemistry, Geology, Archeology, Law, Forensics, Vetinary Science, Biological Sciences and Physical Science You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which overlap with Chemistry such as Biology, Applied Science, Physics, Geography, Geology or more general subjects that may not relate to the sciences, to prepare for higher education. The course will also help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact Dr Miles at Maltby Academy.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 10 January 2017

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