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Chemistry A Level at Nightingale Academy

Course description

The aims of the GCE in Chemistry are to enable students to: Develop interest in, and enthusiasm, for Chemistry, including developing an interest in further study and careers in chemistry.

AS : Students study Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry (Note AS grades do not count towards your final A Level grades

A2: Relevant Physical chemistry topics , inorganic chemistry, and Relevant practical skills

Entry requirements

General entry requirement plus grade B in GCSE Chemistry or Core and Additional Science

Assessment

Paper 1

- Relevant Physical chemistry topics (atomic structure, amount of substance, bonding, energetics, chemical equilibria, Le Chateliers, principle and Kc , oxidisation, reduction and redox equations )

- Inorganic chemistry (periodicity, group2, the alkaline earth metals)

- Relevant practical skills

 How it is assessed:
- written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
- 80 marks
- 50% of the AS


Paper 2
- Relevant Physical chemistry topics (amount of substance, bonding, energetics, chemical equilibria, Le Chateliers, principle and Kc )

- Organic chemistry (Introduction to organic chemistry, alkanes, halogenalkanes, alkene, alcohols, organic analysis)

- Relevant practical skills

How it is assessed:
- Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
- 80 marks
- 50% of the AS

A Level (Year 2)

Paper 1

- Relevant Physical chemistry topics , inorganic chemistry, and Relevant practical skills

How is it assessed
- Written exam: 2 hours
- Questions 105 marks of short and long answer questions
-  35% of A-level

Paper 2

-  Relevant Physical chemistry , Organic chemistry and Relevant practical skills

How is it assessed
- Written exam: 2 hours
- 105 marks
- 35% of A-level
- Questions 105 marks of short and long answer questions

Paper 3

What is assessed
-  Any content
-  Any practical skills

How is it assessed
- Written exam: 2 hours
- 90 marks
- 30% of A-level

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nightingale Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 April 2017
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