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Chemistry at St. Katherine's School

Course description

Topics covered at AS include:

*Atom, Bonds and Groups

*Atoms and Reactions

*Electronics, Bonding andStructure

*Periodic Table

*Chains, Energy and Resources


*Alcohols, Halogen alkanes and Analysis

*Energy and Resources

*Practical Skills

*Practical assessment during the year

Further topics to be covered at A2

*Rings, Polymers and Resources

*Rings, Acids and Amines

*Polymers and Synthesis

*Equilibria, Energetics and Elements

*Rates, Equilibrium and pH


*Translation Elements

*Practical Skills

*Practical assessment during the year

Entry requirements

To be successful at A Level Science we would normally expect a B in Chemistry or Additional Science at GCSE; students with grades lower than this may find the course difficult.

Good motivation and a willingness to study are crucial.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St. Katherine's School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years