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Course Level: Level 2 Entry Requirements: The minimum entry requirement for the GCSE course is normally 2 Grades C and/or a range of Grades D at GCSE (or equivalent), or successful completion of GNVQ Foundation with at least 300 points. You must already have a DD in Double Award Science, plus standard entry requirements. Course Description: The aims of the course are to stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment in chemistry and its methods of enquiry. Course Content: ? The Periodic Table, Elements and Compounds ? Chemical Reactions, Atomic Structure and Environmental Chemistry ? The Theory of How Atoms Bond and Why This Affects the Properties of Substances Familiar to Everyone There is a practical component, which is assessed continuously in the form of investigations, each carried out over three to four consecutive class meetings ? Increasing industrial production, acid rain and the greenhouse effect ? The development of ideas on atoms and atomic structure ? The development of the Periodic Table of the elements ? The dangers associated with the release of CFCs into the atmosphere ? The issues arising from the environmental impact of the oil industry ? The environmental implications over the over-use of nitrogenous fertilisers ? Issues relating to the testing of new drugs ? Issues related to domestic water supply ? Environmental issues related to the use of food additives ? Issues relating to the chloro-alkali industry Candidates take components 1, 7, and either component 3 or 5 Candidates take components 2, 7, and either component 4 or 6 1. Paper 1 (Core Sc3)-Foundation 1hour 30mins-53.3%. 2. Paper 2 (Core Sc3)-Higher 1hour 30min-53.3%. 3. Paper 3 (Extension Option A)-Foundation 45min 26.7% 4. Paper 4 (Extension Option A)-Higher 45min 26.7% 5. Paper 5 (Extension Option B)-Foundation 45min 26.7% 6. Paper 6 (Extension Option B)-Higher 45min 26.7% 7. Coursework (Sc1 Investigations)-20% 8. Coursework Carried Forward-20% Examinations based on this specification are available in the June examination series only. Course Available at: Sutton Campus

Course Level: Level 2 Entry Requirements: The minimum entry requirement for the GCSE course is normally 2 Grades C and/or a range of Grades D at GCSE (or equivalent), or successful completion of GNVQ Foundation with at least 300 points. You must already have a DD in Double Award Science, plus standard entry requirements. Course Description: The aims of the course are to stimulate curiosity,...

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