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18/06/19

Give seedlings and plants a nitrogen boost by stirring leftover coffee grounds into the soil or also can mix it into your watering can. It acts as a plant's CPR! Leftover coffee grounds can also be used in vegetable garden for fertilizer and to repel insects.

18/06/19

Retweetd From Study with UWTSD

Hello there! If you are at the East London UCAS exhibition today, come over for a chat and pick up a prospectus at stand 126. We'd love to see you at an open day too. Join us & enjoy learning more : https://t.co/dvRsqvuYDk https://t.co/mDLL7lmVzu

18/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

There is more success for with two gold medals in the year 8 & 9 200m. With an additional gold in the year 9 800m. Well done guys 👏🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/YyfYzrbPQW

18/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

To round off a fantastic day of athletics in the sun. had further success in the relay. Year 7 girls 🥇 Year 8 girls 🥈 Year 8 boys 🥈 Year 9 boys 🥇 Year 10 boys 🥉 Well done to all participants in the East regional qualifiers 👏🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/RUbYAod3Pp

17/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

The athletics squad are in numbers at the East regional sports day heats. 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️ https://t.co/HGTG2JqHIk

17/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

As the morning comes to an end. have managed to secure 2 gold medals in the year 8 and year 9 100m sprints. Well done to both Omari and Jonte who have qualified for the 100m final at Crystal Palace on the 11th July 👏 https://t.co/XEun6GIyEo

13/06/19

Retweetd From 15billionebp

Today was the first of 3 workshops with a year 7 group exploring thanks to Harriet and Catalina for supporting! 🌟 https://t.co/oTzqQYY4ql

13/06/19

Retweetd From IQ London

We really enjoyed having at this morning for the first of 3 employability skills workshops with https://t.co/QkKPDLixiE

10/06/19

Their spirits however were never dampened and they completed the hike in record time. https://t.co/GvHbjubINC

10/06/19

The Year 10s have completed their practice expedition. It was an especially tough challenge given 13 hours of non stop rain meant the students had to brave the weather and soldier through the forest. https://t.co/VD1NF2Fn5J

10/06/19

Last week, Yr12 had their Transitional Assembly & a surprise visit from a VIP guest... of & many more! He was interviewed about his academic experiences. What an amazing way to transition! Congratulations Year 12! https://t.co/BmXVli7L0v

09/06/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Ski Trip forms will still be taken in next week!!!! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! ⛷⛷⛷ https://t.co/YtJQxYu7Th

06/06/19

Retweetd From Melvin Odoom

Thanks for having me ❤️

06/06/19

Retweetd From ActiveNewham - Community Team

New Wallball session - starts next Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00 at Forest Gate Community school https://t.co/PdVeKx8n7M

05/06/19

Our special guest this afternoon speaking in a very interesting Year 12 assembly. Thank you for visiting us! https://t.co/t7danQK7UU

05/06/19

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We all want to do our bit to protect the environment 🌍 So we want schools to stop using plastic bags, straws, bottles and food packaging and go single-use plastic free by 2022 🍃 https://t.co/HhKNz9mBZL

05/06/19

Retweetd From BookTrust

Today we are wishing a VERY happy birthday to the magnificent Allan Ahlberg - thank you so much for the wonderful books that continue to delight children! Do you have a favourite book from the Ahlbergs? https://t.co/92P2qOQEko

05/06/19

Retweetd From Newham London

Car idling produces up to 150 balloons of harmful exhaust emissions per minute. Together we can with changes in what we do. Help make an idle free borough. Think about your car use & consider walking, public transport or cycling. https://t.co/1Ve09N0fzI

05/06/19

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If you’re interested in we’d love to meet you! We have lots of events coming up where you can meet our team and find out about training with us! Visit our events page for more details: https://t.co/Guxm9Bd9mv https://t.co/vxGtK8C8QH

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A-level Chemistry

A Level Chemistry (AQA)

Aims

This specification encourages students to:

  • develop their interest in an enthusiasm for the subject, including developing an interest in further study and careers associates with the subject
  • develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to each other
  • develop and demonstrate a deep appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of scientific methods
  • develop competence and confidence in a variety of practical, mathematics and problem-solving skills
  • understand how society makes decisions and scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society
  • use theories, models and ideas to develop scientific explanations
  • use knowledge and understanding to pose scientific questions, define scientific problems, present scientific arguments and scientific ideas
  • use appropriate methodology, including information and communication technology (ICT), to answer scientific questions and solve scientific problems
  • carry out experimental and investigative activities, including appropriate risk management, in a range of contexts
  • analyse and interpret data to provide evidence, recognising correlations and causal relationships
  • know that scientific knowledge and understanding develops over time
  • communication information and ideas in appropriate ways using appropriate terminology
  • consider applications and implications of science and evaluate their associated benefits and risks
  • consider ethical issues in the treatment of humans, other organisms and the environment
  • evaluate the role of the scientific community in validating new knowledge and ensuring integrity
  • evaluate the ways in which society uses science to inform decision making.

Content

  1. Physical chemistry
    • Atomic structure
    • Amount of substance
    • Bonding
    • Energetics
    • Kinetics
    • Chemical equilibria, Le Chatelier’s principle
    • Oxidation, reduction and redox equations
    • Thermodynamics
    • Rate equations
    • Equilibrium constant for homogeneous systems
    • Electrode potentials and electrochemical cells
    • Acids and basis
  2. Inorganic chemistry
    • Periodicity
    • Group 2, the alkaline earth metals
    • Group 7(17), the halogens
    • Properties of Period 3 elements and their oxides
    • Transition metals
    • Reactions of ions in aqueous solution
  3. Organic chemistry
    • Introduction to organic chemistry
    • Alkanes
    • Halogenoalkanes
    • Alkenes
    • Alcohols
    • Organic analysis
    • Optical

Assessment

Paper 1

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Paper 2

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Paper 3

What’s assessed

  • Relevant Physical chemistry topics (sections 1.1 to 1.4, 1.6 to 1.8 and 1.10 to 1.12)
  • Inorganic chemistry (section 2)
  • Relevant practical skills

 

What’s assessed

  • Relevant Physical chemistry topics (sections 3.1.2 to 3.1.6, and 3.1.9)
  • Organic chemistry (section 3)
  • Relevant practical skills

 

 

What’s assessed

  • Any content
  • Any practical skills

 

 

 

 

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 105 marks in total
  • 35% of A-level

 

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 105 marks in total
  • 35% of A-level

 

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 90 marks in total
  • 30% of A-leve

Questions

105 marks of short and long answer questions

 

 

 

 

 

Questions

105 marks of short and long answer questions

 

 

 

 

 

Questions

40 marks of questions on practical techniques and data analysis

20 marks of questions testing across the specification

30 marks of multiple choice questions