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Chemistry AS level at Clapton Girls' Academy

Course description

Chemistry at A-level builds the foundations for university study. The thinking skills employed in lessons allow students access to learning for the future in key areas such as medicine, pharmaceuticals, chemical engineering and biochemistry.

Chemistry understanding is taught through contemporary issues, investigative skills and theoretical knowledge. The ability to apply ideas is an asset that is continually utilised within the course. Students will think through practical investigations and use their creativity, mathematical skill and logic to find solutions.

As a challenging yet rewarding and respected A-level, students will be fully supported through their growth in ability by a variety of support activities.

Course content

Students taking the A-level course will be introduced to in-depth chemical knowledge that will aid their university progression. Physical, inorganic and organic chemistry are fully introduced and embedded in the curriculum.

Entry requirements

At least B grade in GCSE Core and B in GCSE Additional Science and B in GCSE Maths.

Future opportunities

The skills gained in chemistry allow candidates access to a range of options, the most popular being medicine. However, many chemistry students enter into careers that require critical and analytical thinking such as law and business management.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Clapton Girls' Academy directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year