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Chemistry A Level at St Mark's Catholic School

Course description

The content provides a balanced and coherent study of Chemistry, in which chemical principles are developed, revisited and reinforced throughout the course.

Topics include Developing Fuels, Element of Life, What’s in a Medicine and Colour by Design, covering concepts such as atomic structure; reaction rates; enzymes; analytical techniques; equilibria; polymers; and electrochemical cells.

The course provides a firm foundation for those candidates progressing to Chemistry, Medicine and related courses in Higher Education.

Course content

Type And Nature Of The Work Involved
• Practical work is an integral part of the course. Students carry out regular experiments to demonstrate the concepts covered.
• Students will develop many transferable skills, including making reasoned decisions, studying independently or co-operatively and interpreting information.

A Level H433
Method of Assessment
Fundamentals of Chemistry (01)
41% of total A Level
Scientific Literacy in Chemistry (02)
37% of total A Level
Practical Skills in Chemistry (03)
22% of total A Level
Practical Endorsement in Chemistry (04) - non-exam assessment
Reported separately

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Mark's Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 18 December 2017
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