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13/06/18

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Discussing which books we think will win the Carnegie and the Amnesty Prize and the Kate Greenaway https://t.co/1OIS0iPeGX

12/06/18

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23/05/18

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Junior Boys are District Athletic Champions 2017+18 🎖️🎖️

23/05/18

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Year 7 boys District Football Cup Champions, well done boys. 4-2 win on penalties v 🎖️⚽🎉🏆 https://t.co/6Qutp9t6f4

21/05/18

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match exercise - getting some literature, ancient sources and reception studies in there.... https://t.co/XJWtM6Q5so

21/05/18

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Halfway through my mega day of taster sessions at Lots of lovely students talking about art, history, drama and myth as well as ancient languages

17/05/18

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17/05/18

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14/05/18

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11/05/18

Some pictures today from our 3K run 🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/E04yx0FJDX

11/05/18

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11/05/18

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10/05/18

Contrary to this tweet we would like to confirm that this gentleman has no association and never has with Harris Academy Chafford Hundred, which is Located in Chafford Hundred.

10/05/18

Contrary to this tweet we would like to confirm that this gentleman has no association and never has with Harris Academy Chafford Hundred, which is Located in Chafford Hundred.

10/05/18

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08/05/18

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08/05/18

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08/05/18

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Some very exciting work in today’s workshop with the students of . Definitely didn’t get on the wrong train coming home, nearly ending up in Southend. Nope. Definitely didn’t do that... https://t.co/GU6WtBWuQD

08/05/18

Thank you to all parents who completed the evaluation survey for the SEND award, we really appreciate your views. We shall keep you updated on any outcomes as a result of this survey.

19/04/18

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“Enlightening”: a primary trainee on the visit to the . -phase transition https://t.co/ejeTIo5DQ9

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Chemistry

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 5 in English Language or Literature and a Grade 6 in Maths.  In addition, a 7 in Chemistry and 6 in 2 other separate sciences is required if you have taken Triple Science, or Grade 7s in Trilogy Combined Science.

Expectations

There is a huge difference in the amount of time you will need to devote to your A Level studies compared to GCSE. You should spend at least one hour after every lesson consolidating your learning, assessing what you have learnt during that lesson and what you need to review with your teacher next lesson. This is in addition to any independent learning, assessed work and practical tasks that will be set.

You should have your own lab coat, goggles, a scientific calculator and a subject revision guide/text book.

Why study Chemistry at A Level?

The aim of the Chemistry teaching is to raise awareness of the subject as well as a solid understanding of the principles involved. Chemistry ties together so many facets of our lives, both scientific and every day. An understanding and appreciation of the subject provides many with a new outlook on an ever changing world.

Chemistry at A Level is a crucial requirement of many scientific degrees – from Medicine and Dentistry to Chemical Engineering and Pharmacy. Chemistry can stand alone as a science subject and is also complementary to Geography, Maths and Psychology in addition to its partners Biology and Physics.

The Course

You will study three units in Year 12, some of these topics will be studied in more depth during Year 13. The units are: -

  • Physical Chemistry – Builds on what you learn at GCSE about the structure of the atom and chemical calculations providing a firm grounding on which to build the A Level chemistry course.
  • Organic Chemistry – This is the study of organic molecules (those containing hydrogen and carbons) which are usually found in living organisms.
  • Inorganic Chemistry – This is the study of non-organic molecules and includes metallic as well as non-metallic compounds.

You will also take part in a number of practical experiments as part of your course, 6 of these in Year 12 and a further 6 in Year 13 which will be properly written up. You could be questioned on these practical assignments in the written examinations.

How will you be assessed?

You will sit three written exams at the end of Year 13. The first will cover part of the Physical Chemistry unit as well as all of the Organic Chemistry topics. The second will cover the remaining Physical Chemistry topics as well as the Inorganic Chemistry unit. The third paper will cover parts of all of the topics that have been studied over the two years as well as the 12 practical assignments that have been studied. Again the examinations are made up of a mixture of multiple choice, short answer and longer structured questions. At the end of the full A Level you will achieve an A Level Chemistry grade as well as a Pass/Fail grade based on their practical skills.

Exam Board: AQA