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Chemistry AS-Level at St Clement Danes School

Course description


  • To develop essential knowledge and understanding of the concepts of Chemistry and the skills needed for the use of these in new and changing situations
  • To develop an understanding of the link between theory and experiment
  • To be aware of how advances in information technology and instrumentation are used in Chemistry
  • To appreciate the contributions of Chemistry to society and the responsible use of scientific knowledge and evidence
  • To sustain and develop students enjoyment of an interest in Chemistry
  • To bring together knowledge of the ways in which different areas of Chemistry relate to each other

Course content

AS content:

  • Module 1 (Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry)
  • Module 2 (Foundations in Chemistry) builds on GCSE topics such as: electronic structure, chemical bonding, molar calculations and the Periodic Table.
  • Module 3 (Periodic Table and Energy) covers concepts such as energetics and rates of reaction, and equilibrium.
  • Module 4 (Core Organic Chemistry) introduces basic concepts of Organic Chemistry.Organic Chemistry is the study of carbon compounds.

Entry requirements

Attain at least a C grade in English Language/English Literature GCSE or Mathematics GCSE. Additional Science: B or Chemistry: B.


Unit 1 Breadth in Chemistry: 50% of total AS Level 

Unit 2 Depth in Chemistry: 50% of total AS Level

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Clement Danes School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year