Project Description


Chemistry – GCSE

Chemistry is the science of the composition, structure, properties and reactions of matter such as atoms, atomic particles and the way they are arranged and link together.

Subjects covered in this qualification are:

  • Atomic structure and the periodic table
  • Structure, bonding and the properties of matter
  • Chemical changes
  • Energy changes in chemistry
  • The rate and extent of chemical change
  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical analysis
  • Chemical and allied industries
  • Earth and atmospheric science

Chemistry A-Level

The A-level Chemistry syllabus includes the main fundamental theoretical concepts, current applications of chemistry, with a strong focus on advanced practical skills, which are assessed in a timetabled practical exam.

Throughout the course, students will concentrate on the understanding of concepts and the application of chemistry ideas, whilst encouraging creative thinking and problem-solving skills.

Subject areas covered are:

  • Atoms, molecules and stoichiometry
  • Atomic structure
  • Chemical bonding
  • States of matter
  • Chemical energetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Equilibria
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry and analysis
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Halogen derivatives
  • Hydroxy compounds
  • Carbonyl compounds
  • Carboxylic acids and derivatives
  • Nitrogen compounds
  • Polymerisation
  • Organic synthesis
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