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Key Stage 5

What can students do to develop their skills in this subject area?

  • Complete past paper questions.
  • Use the resources on the V drive to go over content covered in lessons.
  • Use Kerboodle to complete interactive activities that test knowledge and understanding.
  • Keep notes/resources organised.

What wider reading can be completed to support the curriculum?

  • New Scientist Magazine (articles are often posted on social media).
  • RSC Magazine (requires subscription to the RSC but is often only £1 for students).
  • Chemistry - Zach Brock.
  • Principles of Biochemistry - Abraham White, Philip Handler and Emil Smith.
  • Chemistry for Changing Times - John Hill, Terry McCreary and Doris Kolb.
  • Materials Science - E. N. Ramsden.
  • The Periodic Kingdom - P. W. Atkins.
  • The Disappearing Spoon - Sam Kean.
  • CGP Chemistry Revision Guide - OCR B.
  • Maths Skills for A Level Chemistry (Oxford).

Lectures and Public Events:

What websites could students visit to support the curriculum?


How can parents/carers help and what can be done at home?

  • Encourage students to participate in work experience and further enrichment to broaden scientific experiences.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to assist with lower school extra-curricular clubs or support in lower school Science lessons.
  • Purchase revision guides.
  • Ensure your son or daughter has a good college/work/life balance.

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Mr N J Whittle