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21/06/18

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Genesis Futsal Cup 2018 - 9 schools participating in the tournament https://t.co/lwAQC353it

21/06/18

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vs in action https://t.co/0UeAeJpact

21/06/18

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vs in action https://t.co/EPVNu2fSv1

19/06/18

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What a fantastic session with for their presentation skills as part of the programme 💪🏼 thanks for making it possible and great to see you there today supporting these wonderful young people!

19/06/18

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The Genesis Futsal Cup this week - 9 Newham schools entered. 90 boys Year 7 & 8 boys participating in the Genesis Cup 🏆🥇🥈🥉🔴⚪️⚽️ https://t.co/sxO5ai3Pru

17/06/18

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Fantastic article and a fantastic team! ❤️

17/06/18

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Great weekend collaborating with on their expeditions this weekend. Well done to all involved! https://t.co/rPUIyPz1pb

15/06/18

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So proud of the Newham Team bringing on board in the fight against https://t.co/UYi4xBqkVg

15/06/18

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Thanks to and Heather for taking part in this scheme for the benefit of your vulnerable young women. https://t.co/sQS3unhzkT

13/06/18

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Flash Mob for today - Tickets on sale now! 4/5th July https://t.co/eeh8krBOtX

11/06/18

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Finance Officer (Maternity Cover) required .Apply now https://t.co/6HhAKJZqpR https://t.co/DudbFiqoed

07/06/18

Good luck to all of our primary students taking part in the Federation sports day today!

06/06/18

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Bring all your friends & family to the Park for an exciting FREE day out at The Great Get Together on Sunday 24 June! 🎉 Find out more ➡️ https://t.co/rjP5HViNF7 https://t.co/VsQzQDZ9Zv

06/06/18

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Our Genesis Futsal Cup will be held in 2 weeks for Seconardy Schools for Year 7 & 8 boys -

02/06/18

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English Teacher/ Literacy Coordinator required .Apply now https://t.co/eL3WaUeoMf https://t.co/S61qg93816

02/06/18

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02/06/18

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Data Officer required .Apply now https://t.co/3t2s9k76pV https://t.co/5k7eEVVOnC

02/06/18

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getting new red furniture ready for the relocated library space on the olympic red level .... soon to be unwrapped for the new term! https://t.co/RHewwYwsuI

25/05/18

Wishing all of our students and staff an enjoyable and restful half term break!

25/05/18

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Finance Officer (Maternity Cover) required .Apply now https://t.co/UYE6dXgTkq https://t.co/eEapd1Xxon

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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