Department Leader: Alice Gibbs

Students will study the AQA A level Chemistry course (7405).  This course covers aspects of chemistry which build on the core ideas covered at GCSE.  The main sections of the course are:

  • Physical chemistry
    • Bonding
    • Thermodynamics
    • Kinetics
  • Inorganic chemistry
    • Periodicity
    • Properties of elemental groups
  • Organic chemistry
    • Introduction to key organic compounds
    • Analysis of organic compounds
    • Organic synthesis

Suggested reading

  • AQA Chemistry – A level student book (ISBN: 978-0198351825)
  • Advanced Chemistry for You (ISBN: 978-1408527368)
  • Advanced Chemistry (ISBN: 978-0198392910)
  • Calculations in A level Chemistry (ISBN: 978-0582411272)
  • What is Chemistry? (ISBN: 978-0199683987)

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