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CHEMISTRY AS & A2 LEVEL at Astley Community High School

Course description


This course lasts for one year. Assessment takes the form of two written examinations and a Centre Assessed Unit (CAU), the replacement for Coursework. The content of the course is taught as three separate modules:

Module 1 Foundation Chemistry

Module 2 Chemistry in Action

Module 3 Investigative and Practical Skills


This is studied as a two year course. The first part of the course is the AS syllabus as above. On the successful completion of this a further two modules are taught in Year 13 to obtain an A-Level.

Module 4 Kinetics, equilibria and Organic Chemistry

Module 5 Energetics, Redox and Inorganic Chemistry

Module 6 Investigative and Practical Skills

Entry requirements

If you are studying Core/additional Science, you would be expected to achieve at least a B grade in each.

If you are studying the 3 separate Sciences you would be expected to achieve at least a B grade in Chemistry, and at least a C in the other 2 Sciences.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Astley Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years