Chemistry A2 level at Malmesbury School
Skills developed during the course
Communication, Application of Number, Information Technology, Working with Others, Improving Own Learning and Performance and Problem Solving.
- Elements of Life
- Developing Fuels
- Elements from the sea
- The Ozone Story
- What’s in a medicine?
- The Chemical Industry
- Polymers and Life
- Developing Metals
- Colour by Design
Paper 1 – Fundamentals of Chemistry
(110 marks; 41% of total qualification; 2 hours 15mins)
- Section A: Multiple Choice (30 marks)
- Section B: Structured Questions covering theory and practical skills (80 marks)
Paper 2 - Scientific Literacy in Chemistry
(100 marks; 37% of total qualification; 2 hours and 15 mins)
- Structured questions and extended response questions covering theory, practical skills and chemical literacy.
Paper 3 - Practical Skills in Chemistry
(60 marks; 22% of total qualification; 1 hour 30 mins)
- Structured questions and extended response questions with a focus on the assessment of practical skills.
The practical endorsement in Chemistry
(0 marks; 0% of total qualification; pass/fail only)
A minimum of 12 practical activities to demonstrate competence. Performance reported separately from the A level grade
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malmesbury School directly.