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Chemistry at West Derby School

Course description

The Assessment objectives are common to AS and A Level.

AO1 - Recognise, recall and show understanding of scientific knowledge. Select, organise and communicate relevant information in a variety of forms.

AO2 - Analyse and evaluate scientific knowledge and process. Apply scientific knowledge and processes in unfamiliar situations including those related to issues. Assess the validity, reliability and credibility of scientific information.

AO3 - Demonstrate and describe ethical, safe and skillful practical techniques and processes, selecting appropriate qualitative and quantitative methods. Know how to make, record and communicate reliable and valid observations and measurements with appropriate precision and accuracy. Analyse, interpret, explain and evaluate the methodology, results and impact of their own and others' experimental and investigative activities in a variety of ways.

AS Unit 1 Foundation Chemistry
AS Unit 2 Chemistry in Action
AS Unit 3 Investigative and Practical Skills in AS Chemistry

A2 Unit 4 Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic Chemistry
A2 Unit 5 Energetics, Redox, and Inorganic Chemistry
A2 Unit 6 Investigative and Practical Skills in A2 Chemistry

Entry requirements

To start the AS/A Level Chemistry course, you will need to have at least Grade B in GCSE Chemistry and preferably at least Grade C in Mathematics and Grade C in English Language.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Derby School directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years