Chemistry A Level at Driffield School
If you enjoyed Chemistry at GCSE, you’ll really enjoy this AS/A level course. A level Chemistry is a stepping stone to future study, laying the groundwork for further study in courses such as chemistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.The course allows students to develop the skills universities are keen to see. This chemistry course is a new specification designed to inspire students and nurture their passion for chemistry.
In two years you’ll get an in-depth knowledge of this fascinating subject. In the first year you will study physical, inorganic and organic chemistry, topics will include atomic structure, periodicity, bonding, thermodynamics, alkanes, alkenes and analytical techniques. Year 2 follows a similar structure where you will study the three key areas of chemistry in more depth. Throughout the course you will learn new practical skills and there will be numerous opportunities to use practical experiences to link theory to reality.
A minimum of grade B in Chemistry/ Additional Science and Maths is required. 5 A*-C in any subjects at GCSE.
Paper 1 – 90 minute written examination 50%
Paper 2 – 90 minute written examination 50%
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.