CHEMISTRY at Boston Spa Academy
Chemistry is concerned with the science of matter, particularly its structure, properties and reactions. Chemistry is of central importance to the sciences as a whole as the chemical reactions that it governs are fundamental to all of science.
Course outline for students studying the full A-level - split into 6 modules;
Module 1 - Development of practical skills in Chemistry
Module 2 Foundations in Chemistry
Module 3 Periodic Table and Energy
Module 4 Core Organic Chemistry
Module 5 Physical Chemistry & Transition Element
Module 6 Organic Chemistry & Analysis
Achieve 5 or more standard GCSE passes or higher (grade 4 or higher).
Achieve two grade 6’s or higher in combined GCSE Science or a grade 6 or higher in GCSE Chemistry.
Written exam 2 hours 15 minutes
Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry
37% of A level
Written exam: 2 hours 15 minutes
Synthesis and Analytical Techniques
37% of A level
Written exam: 1 hours 30 minutes
Unified Chemistry (Synoptic paper)
26% of A level
A level Chemistry is essential for Chemistry, Medical, Vetinary and Dentristry degrees.
It is useful for all Science degrees and many other subjects and it is rated highly by top universities - a 'high currency' A level
For further details or guidance speak to Mr Norton.
Telephone Boston Spa Sixth Form to make an appointment on 01937 846612
How to apply
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