GCSE Curriculum

Exam Board: AQA

Chemistry allows you to begin to understand the properties of matter and how new substances can be made through chemical reactions. Study at key stages 3 and 4 glimpses at the potential new chemicals can offer humanity, whether these are new materials with specifically designed properties or therapeutic drugs. Chemistry is the servant of mankind. It has provided brilliant and elegant solutions to a range of problems that face man kind and will continue to do so.

Year 10

  • Atomic structure and the periodic table
  • Bonding, structure and the properties of matter
  • Chemical changes
  • Quantitative chemistry
  • Energy changes

Year 11

  • Chemical Analysis
  • The rate and extent of chemical changes
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry of the atmosphere
  • Using the Earth’s resources
  • Required Practical’s


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