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Chemistry A Level at The Piggott School

Course description

Chemistry is one of the fundamental sciences. It concerns itself with finding out what different substances are made of and what their properties are. The questions asked by chemists may be very simple or more complex, for example: Why do CFCs damage the ozone layer or why does iron rust slowly while a firework goes off with a bang?

Course content

The course aims to stimulate and sustain students’ interest in, and enjoyment of, chemistry. It links science to social, economic, environmental and technological applications. Students develop skills in laboratory techniques and learn to f oster imagination and critical thinking through practical investigation. It provides a secure foundation for those who wish to progress on to a rang e of higher education courses as well as forming part of a broad approach to lifelong learning.

Entry requirements

Minimum GCSE entry requirements: Double Science BB , English B, Maths B

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Piggott School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

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