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Chemistry A Level at Longfield Academy

Course description

Topics studied include: formulae and equations, atomic structure, bonding, energetics, kinetics, equilibria, redox equations, organic chemistry and modern analytical techniques. The course includes practical skills and requires mathematical skills. The AS and A Level qualifications will be taught con-currently, with AS available after the first year.

Entry requirements

Overall requirement for Post 16:

5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.

Subject specific requirements:

BB in science core and additional and a 5 in mathematics.


Assessed by written examinations

Practical skills are assessed directly through core practicals.

AS: two written papers 1h 30mins each

A Level: two written papers 2h 15mins each plus paper 3, 1h 30mins

Future opportunities

Careers in Chemistry, essential for Medicine, Pharmacy, NHS, biosciences

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years