Chemistry A Level at Samuel Ward Academy
The pupils study AQA A Chemistry (7405). Over the course of 2 years’ pupils study 6 different modules and complete a number of required practicals
Physical chemistry: Including atomic structure, amount of substance, bonding, energetics, kinetics, chemical equilibria and Le Chatelier’s principle.
Inorganic chemistry: Including periodicity, Group 2 the alkaline earth metals, Group 7(17) the halogens.
Organic chemistry: Including introduction to organic chemistry, alkanes, halogenoalkanes, alkenes, alcohols, organic analysis.
The pupils study AQA A Chemistry (7405). Over the course of 2 years’ pupils study 6 different modules and complete a number of required practicals.
Further physical chemistry: Including thermodynamics, rate equations, the equilibrium constant Kp, electrode potentials and electrochemical cells.
Further inorganic chemistry: Including properties of Period 3 elements and their oxides, transition metals, reactions of ions in aqueous solution.
Further organic chemistry: Including optical isomerism, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives, aromatic chemistry, amines, polymers, amino acids, proteins and DNA, organic synthesis, NMR spectroscopy, chromatography.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Samuel Ward Academy directly.