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A Level Chemistry

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code CHEM/A
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

A Level Chemistry at Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School will improve your analytical , problem-solving, mathematical and practical skills through the study of organic, inorganic and physical chemistry.  If you have a curious mind, our course will prove intellectually stimulating through engaging lessons and an experimental approach.

 

 

Details

Outline of the Course AS Level
Modules –
Development of practical skills in chemistry 2) Foundations in chemistry 3) Periodic table and energy 4) Core organic chemistry
A2 Level:
Modules –
Development of practical skills in chemistry 2) Foundations in chemistry 3) Periodic table and energy 4) Core organic chemistry 5) Physical chemistry and transition elements 6) Organic chemistry and analysis
 

How will it be delivered?

Assessment

AS 

Paper

Examination Details

Modules Examined

Duration

Weighting

1

Breadth in Chemistry – 20 marks multiple choice, 50 marks structured questions on theory and practical

1,2,3,4

1 hour 30 mins

50%

2

Depth in Chemistry – 70 marks structured and extended questions covering theory and practical

1,2,3,4

1 hour 30 mins

50%

 A Level  

Paper

Examination Details

Modules Examined

Duration

Weighting

1

Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry – 15 marks multiple choice, 85 marks structured questions on theory and practical

1,2,3,5

2 hours 15mins

37%

2

Synthesis and analytical techniques – 15 marks multiple choice, 85 marks structured questions on theory and practical

1,2,4,6

2 hours 15mins

37%

3

Unified chemistry – 70 marks structured and extended questions covering theory and practical

 

1,2,3,4,5,6

1 hour 30 mins

26%

 

Practical endorsement for chemistry – Pass / Fail no examination

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Entry requirements

Minimum entry criteria:

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Chemistry

May be accepted on the course: 6 in Chemistry and 6 in Maths

Your next steps...

You could take this course with other advanced level courses, which overlap with Chemistry such as Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Geography,  or more general subjects that may not relate to the sciences, to prepare for higher education.With further training, you could go into a job related to Chemistry or one of the other sciences such as a Doctor, Nurse, Scientist or Pharmacist.The course will also help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

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