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Chemistry at William De Ferrers School

Course description

The course aims to extend and broaden the students' existing knowledge and understanding of Chemistry developed by the GCSE course. It is composed of around 20 topics, covering: Inorganic Chemistry - concerning the periodic table with a more detailed look at groups I, II, Vii, along with the transition metals; Organic Chemistry - concerning hydrocarbons, alcohols, organic acids, halogenalkanes, biomolecules and synthesis of dyes, drugs, plastics and other useful materials; Physical Chemistry - concerning structure and bonding, energy changes during reactions, equilibria, reaction kinetics and redox reactions.

Entry requirements

Grade B in Science and B in Additional Science, also B in Further Science if studied. Students must achieve Grade A in the Chemistry units plus Grade B Maths and C English.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact William De Ferrers School directly.

Last updated date: 22 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years