The document linked below outlines how we have sequenced knowledge and skills in each academic year:


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Click here to access the KS3 and KS4 Chemistry Super Curriculum.

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Studying chemistry can lead to jobs in cutting-edge technologies within science and research as well as roles outside the laboratory

There are many different employers of chemistry graduates. Some are within the chemical and related industries, while others are in different sectors that have roles linked to chemistry. You could also be employed in schools, colleges and universities, as well as by computer software development companies, environment consultancies and water companies.

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Key Stage 3

Over a fortnightly timetable, KS3 students receive:

  • 8 hours of guided learning.
  • 1 hour of homework.

Key Stage 4

Qualification: GCSE Chemistry or Double Award Science
Exam board: AQA

Over a fortnightly timetable, GCSE students receive:

  • Triple Science = 13 hrs of guided learning (Y9 & Y11) and 12 hrs of guided learning (Y10)
  • Double Science = 9 hrs of guided learning (Y9 & Y11) and 8 hrs of guided learning (Y10)
  • 2 hours of homework.

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Key Stage 5

Qualification: A Level Chemistry
Exam board: OCR

Over a fortnightly timetable, A Level students receive:

  • 10 hours of guided learning.
  • 10 hours of homework.

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