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Chemistry A Level at The Green School

Course description

The main aim of the course is to help you understand the key principles in Chemistry and use these to help explain real-world applications and phenomena. It opens you to a range of ways of thinking and develops a variety of transferable skills. It involves the study of Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry and allows you to develop both your practical and investigative skills.

Entry requirements

Minimum grade B in both Core Science and Additional Science, plus grade 6 in Maths.


A-level Chemistry. Two-year linear course. Examining Board: AQA
Paper 1 (Physical and Inorganic Chemistry, Practical skills Written exam, 2 hours, short and long answer questions (35% of A-Level)

Paper 2 (Physical and Organic Chemistry, Practical skills) Written exam, 2 hours - short and long answer questions (35% of A-Level)

Paper 3 (Any content, Practical skills) Written exam , 2 hours: practical techniques, data analysis, short answer questions and multiple choice testing across the specification (35% of A-Level)

Future opportunities

Studying Chemistry A-level could lead to a degree in Chemistry, Forensic Science, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Materials Science, Biomedical Sciences, and Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry provides you with such a diverse range of skills that can help you in any career path.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Green School directly.

Last updated date: 08 December 2016
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