A Level Chemistry at Wootton Upper School and Arts College
Chemistry is the study of the elements and their compounds. Since it is a science subject, practical work is an important part of the course.
Topics covered in this course include …
- The structure of the atom and the importance of atomic masses, formulae and equations.
- Chemical bonding and structure and trends in the Periodic Table.
- The chemical ideas that underpin organic chemistry.
- Energy changes and rates of chemical reactions.
To embark on the A-Level Chemistry course, students should have achieved a minimum of a Grade A in GCSE Additional Science or a grade B in GCSE Chemistry and a grade B in GCSE Mathematics.
After gaining an A-level qualification in Chemistry there are many doors open to you. You could apply to do a Chemistry degree at University, or use your Chemistry to support your application to study for any other degree. You could go on to work in science-based industry such as chemical engineering or biotechnology. Chemistry is an essential qualification for the medical field, pharmacy and environmental science. It is also a well-respected subject in its own right and suitable for entry into a wide range of professions. Chemistry is a sought after qualification. It shows that you have an active, analytical mind and this is what employers are looking for.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wootton Upper School and Arts College directly.