English Martyrs' Catholic School, Anstey Lane, Leicester, LE4 0FJ
Tel: 0116 2428880 | Email: emsixth@englishmartyrs.org

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CHEMISTRY

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Year 12:
- Module 1 - Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry
- Module 2 - Foundations in Chemistry
- Module 3 - Periodic Table and Energy
- Module 4 - Core Organic Chemistry
 
Year 13:
- Module 1 - Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry (continued)
- Module 5 - Physical Chemistry and Transition Elements
- Module 6 - Organic Chemistry and Analysis

ASSESSMENT

AS
June of Year 12
- Breadth in Chemistry - assesses content from all modules (50%) - 90 minute exam
- Depth in Chemistry - assesses content from all modules (50%) - 90 minute exam

 

A Level
June of Year 13
- Component 01 - assesses content from modules 1, 2, 3 and 5 (37%) - 135 minute exam
- Component 02 - assesses content from modules 1, 2, 4 and 6 (37%) - 135 minute exam
- Component 03 - assesses content from all modules (26%) - 90 minute exam
- Practical endorsement that is reported separately (non-exam assessment)

Exam Board: OCR

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

5 Grade 4s and above to include Grade 6 in GCSE Chemistry or Double Science and Grade 6 in Mathematics.

PROGRESSION PATHS

Degree courses in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Medicine and related subjects.