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12/11/19

Excellent Behaviour displayed by these Year 7s today https://t.co/sabXgBn21z

12/11/19

A short clip of the boys being put through their paces! https://t.co/3BD31rBvs7

12/11/19

The girls session was a great success! High energy and fantastic effort from everyone https://t.co/0grVPkegin

12/11/19

They worked on their fitness as well as learnt some new boxing specific skills and techniques! https://t.co/xFTKX6vmK6

12/11/19

The boys taking part in their boxing session https://t.co/w4NTj5Q1FU

12/11/19

Thank you to our visiting boxing coach Sam Cox for running a fantastic two sessions this morning

12/11/19

Team building activities being lead by our PE team https://t.co/O0BbUppTk2

12/11/19

Wonderfully relaxing yoga sessions going on at the Academy this morning! https://t.co/TYzIpztCBL

12/11/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation Chinese

Year 13 students from and are at today learning all about “the blue kite”, and Chinese history. Lots of interesting discussion points. https://t.co/g3ixtbqOpp

12/11/19

Year 10 girls are looking at the importance of a balanced diet working out the daily intake from some of the foods they eat. They are also looking at how reading helps wellbeing, whilst reading DNA. https://t.co/rWN78hxpsv

12/11/19

Year 7 groups settled at Spitalfields church for there speech and activity around the church. https://t.co/LiRATaRtqU

12/11/19

Year 9 form reps at a discussion on challenges facing young people in London. Deborah-Ruth and Dzastinas spoke excellently in front of an audience about exam stress combined with dangerous streets. https://t.co/TnwwHUNWI6

11/11/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

With the first half of the autumn term coming to a conclusion here is an overview of the successes from the last 6 weeks. https://t.co/EZpgL9vOvf

11/11/19

Retweetd From West Ham United Foundation

Fantastic to be able to host almost 20 schools this week for the Cup.... as well as being joined by some familiar faces 👀 https://t.co/DGSMfupPJv

11/11/19

Retweetd From Newham London

Chobham Academy - From Monday 11 November Cheering Lane will become a pedestrian and cycle only zone at school drop-off and pick-up times. This is between 8 - 9am and 2.30 - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday during term time only. https://t.co/3WoTdwDx9h https://t.co/PfJiribT4Y

11/11/19

Retweetd From Chobham PE Dept

Well done to the year 10 football team for a thrilling 9-1 victory yesterday in the London cup as they progress to the last 32 schools of the competition. https://t.co/NKXGHRkYL3

11/11/19

Retweetd From Newham London

Remember the starts this morning at . https://t.co/3WoTdwDx9h https://t.co/nnc0vIuqvI

07/11/19

Our Sixth Form Open Evening for admission in September 2020 takes place on Wednesday 13th November. The evening will begin at 4.30pm for students who are currently studying at Chobham Academy in Year 11. We invite external applicants to arrive at 5.30pm.

07/11/19

Retweetd From Matt Simmons

Absolutely thrilled to have started delivering a bespoke design challenge at yesterday with fab teacher John, in partnership with https://t.co/Yay9BBKcmk

07/11/19

Retweetd From 15billionebp

A pleasure to kick off this year’s mentoring with Year 10 prefects from this morning explored values with mentees and helped set some targets 🎯 https://t.co/UXJokX1a7D

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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

Paper 2

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-level

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