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Chemistry A level at Davenant Foundation School

Course description

What will you learn in Year 12?

Year 12 Chemistry allows students to develop the basic chemistry skills and knowledge that provides the basis for further study. The following topics are studied: Atomic structure, Bonding, Chemical Calculations, Energetics, Kinetics, Equilibria, an introduction to Redox Chemistry, Periodicity, Group 2, Group 7, Alkanes, Halogenoalkanes Alkenes and Alcohols.

What will you learn in Year 13?

Year 13 Chemistry builds on the knowledge and understanding gained during Year 12. The following topics are studied: Thermodynamics, Rate Equations, further study of Equilibria and Redox Chemistry, Acid Base Equilibria, Period 3, Transition Metal Chemistry, Isomerism, Aldehydes, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids, Aromatic Chemistry, Amines, Polymers, Amino Acids and DNA, Organic Synthesis and NMR Stectroscopy.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs including English Language and Mathematics at A*-C, (or 4-9),

Grade 6 6 or above for GCSE Combined Science or a 6 or above in GCSE Chemistry.

Further information

Where will this course lead?

At the current time there are over 200 university courses which accept A Level Chemistry. Grade A in A Level Chemistry is mandatory for the study of medicine or veterinary science. Other potential careers include Dentistry, Pharmacy, Forensics, Research Science, Business, Law, Engineering, Food Technology and Biotechnology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Davenant Foundation School directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2017

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