A Level Chemistry at Chiltern Hills Academy
Year 1 AS Level
You must complete the following two units:
The core principles of Chemistry is taught in the Autumn term of the AS and comprises:
Formulae, equations and amounts of substance
Introductory organic chemistry.
Application of the core principles of Chemistry is taught in the Spring and Summer terms of the AS and comprises:
Shapes of molecules and ions
Year 2 A2 Level
General principles of Chemistry I — Rates, equilibria and further organic Chemistry is taught in the Autumn term of the A2 and comprises:
How fast? Rates
How far? Entropy
Spectroscopy and chromatography.
General principles of Chemistry II - Transition metals and organic nitrogen Chemistry is taught in the Spring and Summer terms of the A2 and comprises:
Redox and the chemistry of the transition metals
Organic chemistry - arenes, nitrogen compounds and synthesis.
A grade B GCSE in Science is the minimum requirement plus a grade B in Mathematics.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chiltern Hills Academy directly.