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Chemistry AS/A2 at Perryfields High School Specialist Maths and Computing College

Course description

Chemistry is a fascinating subject and students with a wide range of interests choose it. The teaching and learning of this course is varied and wide ranging, practical investigations are obviously important, butother activities such as discussion, individual project work and group tasks help develop skills that will be useful in future education and employment.

Course content

The course is split into 3 units. Unit 1 - Foundation Chemistry. Unit 2 - Chemistry in Action. Unit 3 - Practical assessment

Entry requirements

Grade B or above in Science GCSE


Assessment is through examination and practical assessment.

Financial information

In most cases the course is free of charge. A fee may charged for re-sits or the general public. Students may be eligible for a weekly Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), paid during term time, depending onyour household income. For further information please visit

Future opportunities

This is an essential choice for those seeking careers in medicine, forensic science, pharmacy or in the chemical industry, but is also an excellent platform to go on to study a wide range of other courses such as business, accountacy, media and much more.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Perryfields High School Specialist Maths and Computing College directly.

Last updated date: 02 July 2015
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