Chemistry A Level at Chew Valley School
An understanding of the chemical world from a molecular level up to an industrial scale. You will develop the skills of analysis, problem solving, concept realisation and application.
This Chemistry course allows candidates to build up a detailed all-round knowledge of Chemistry, relevant to modern day society. An A Level in Chemistry is highly regarded in higher education as it shows an ability to analyse, problem-solve, understand and apply difficult concepts. We cover the production of dyes, medicines and explosives. An A2 in Chemistry is mandatory for medicine, veterinary sciences and dentistry.
Students with a natural fascination about atoms and molecules and their interactions. You will need grade B or above in Additional Science and at least a grade B in Mathematics.
- Unit 1 – Foundation Chemistry
- Unit 2 – Chemistry in Action
- Unit 3 – Investigative skill assignment (ISA)
- Unit 1 – 1¼ hour exam
- Unit 2 – 1¾ hour exam
- Unit 3 – ISA and PSA
- Unit 4 – Kinetics, Equilibria and Organic chemistry
- Unit 5 – Energetics, Redox and Inorganic chemistry
- Unit 6 – Investigative skills assignment
- Unit 4 – 1¾ hour exam
- Unit 5 – 1¾ hour exam
- Unit 6 – ISA & PSA
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chew Valley School directly.