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Chemistry

Staff Contact

Dr Nicola Crook: ncrook@farmors.gloucs.sch.uk

Course Content

This course offers a solid foundation in all aspects of Chemistry. You will explore areas of study that include Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry. In addition, you will develop a variety of practical skills, including use of scientific equipment, report writing, communication, logical thinking and reasoning as wells researching and managing risk through a range of activities.

Exam Board AQA

Exams 3 exams at the end of Y13 plus 12 practical assessments graded at pass/fail.

Results 2019

A*-B 38% | A*-C 63% | A*-E 100%

Entry requirements

Sixth Form entry criteria plus a minimum GCSE grade 5 6 in Double Science or 5 5 6 in Triple Science (6 in Chemistry) + grade 6 in Maths. If grade 5 in Maths, Core Maths should be taken in addition.

Career Opportunities

Chemistry is a valuable subject in the world of work and can open the door to a variety of desirable career paths.

Trips, Industry Links and Work Experience

Medical Society links and work experience in a range of hospitals.

Range of speakers including Maxillofacial surgeon.

Science Live in Birmingham

You and the team have created an environment which encourages student to do their best, and this has made an enormous difference.

Parent email.

 

Student Profile


Will Spurway

Previous school Farmor's

Studied Chemistry, Physics and Maths

Achieved AAA and is studying Medicine at Manchester University