Chemistry A Level at The Billericay School
Chemistry seeks to explain what everything, both living and non-living, is made up of. The Salters course links chemical ideas to everyday themes such as medicines, the oceans, the atmosphere and polymers. It has strong industrial relevance and suits logical, analytical thinkers.
There are ten units for A level chemistry, and the first five units of year one A level are the same as the stand alone AS level.
Year two A level
- The chemical industry,
- Polymers and DNA,
- The role of oceans
- Developing metals
- The chemistry of dyes
B grade in GCSE chemistry or A grade in the chemistry theory component of the additional science exam.
Chemistry can lead into a wide variety of careers which can include the obvious and sometimes the not so obvious. They include doctors, dentists, vets, nurses, medical sales people, laboratory chemist, geologist, forensics, site technician, bio-chemist, research and education. Anyone wishing to study medicine must have an ‘A’ Level in chemistry.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Billericay School directly.