Chemistry at City of Norwich School
Unit 1: AS F321 Atoms, Bonds and Groups
Atoms and reactionsElectrons, bonding and structureThe periodic table1 hour written examAS level: 30% A level: 25%
Unit 2: AS F322 Chains, Energy and Resources
Basic concepts and hydrocarbonsAlcohols, halogenoalkanes and analysisEnergyResources1 hour 45 minute written examAS level: 50% A level: 15%
Unit 3: AS F323 Practical Skills in Chemistry 1
AS internal assessmentInternal assessmentAS level: 20% A level: 10%
Unit 4: A2 F324 Rings, Polymers and Analysis
Rings, acids and aminesPolymers and synthesisAnalysis1 hour 15 mins written examA level: 15%
Unit 5: A2 F325 Equilibrium, Energetics and Elements
Rates, equilibrium and pHEnergyTransition elements2 hour written examA level: 25%
Unit 6: A2 F326 Practical Skills in Chemistry 2
A2 internal assessmentInternal assessmentA level: 10%
Where can Chemistry lead you?
Chemistry is an extremely rewarding A level that combines well with Biology, Physics, Maths, Environmental Studies and Geography to lead to over 65 different university courses covering Medicine & Dentistry, Medical Sciences, Material & Engineering Sciences and Environmental & Geological Sciences, together with the variety of biological/physical and chemical Sciences. Students have also progressed on to Economics, Accountancy, Physiotherapy, Food science, Operational research, Education, Banking, Computing, Business Studies, Insurance, Nursing and Military careers etc.
A minimum requirement of 3 x A*-B and 3 x A*-C grades at GCSE including English and Mathematics to study 4 A’ levels. A minimum requirement of 5 x A*-C grades at GCSE including English and Mathematics to study 3 A’ levels with directed time. A minimum requirement of a B grade in English Language or Mathematics GCSE for students who wish to study English Literature and Further Mathematics respectively. Other Level 2 qualifications are not accepted as GCSE equivalences.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Norwich School directly.