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16/12/19

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Dr Katherine Forsey

We are very much looking forward to working with the students in the studio and seeing their ideas grow in to published activities.

16/12/19

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Dave Ramsey

Thank you very much for coming in to see use again. The students really enjoyed the presentations and are very excited to continue developing their ideas further with .

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16/12/19

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Dr Katherine Forsey

Thoroughly impressed with the Year 10 & 11 students Academy who presented their activities to the team today. Their ideas were innovative, educational, fun and very well articulated. Great working with again too. https://t.co/u3KDuPRz4c https://t.co/U12ZJFzrYN

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16/12/19

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Dr Katherine Forsey

Excited to be heading back to Academy with . Since my last visit in July, Year 10 have been designing their own activities. Today they are presenting their work. I can't wait to see their creations! https://t.co/MLKum2H3O1 https://t.co/CxnH0eFpq5

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16/12/19

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Families flocked to check out a unique sixth form which offers the opportunity for students to study both academic and vocational courses at the same time. https://t.co/O2zTlBrsI1 https://t.co/UXbfopKFnp

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13/12/19

Students from had an amazing experience during their days , programming robots and using Virtual Reality, considering the future of pharmaceutics. Thank you to our sponsors, GSK for their continued support and the opportunities for our learners. https://t.co/Ks3m83UXqd

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06/12/19

Our Year 10’s working on perseverance, creativity, problem solving and team work based on the essential skills. A great way to finish the week learning employability skills. https://t.co/QtmMY3gjIp

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06/12/19

Year 10 students starting their activities on building their work and life skills in preparation for their work experience next week. https://t.co/v9QS13Y25W

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03/12/19

Students are really enjoying the live stream event this morning. https://t.co/qmEExpYo68

29/11/19

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High praise for our academy from "What BMAT is doing in Harlow is incredible. I have seen it in action in several BMAT schools. The Trust has made massive changes to this school and it has already seen incredible results." Well done to the team at https://t.co/imgVKWK3H6

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29/11/19

Our devoted school has received praise from a visiting politician. Robert , Harlow’s most recent MP, took a tour of BMAT STEM Academy and met with students studying , and . https://t.co/1dE21xrLqa https://t.co/raiwQuAkEB

26/11/19

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mary burges

Worth a read Creative subjects can be combined with STEM subjects. Research the links and discover the pathways. Relevant for GCSE options/A level subject choices and general career inspiration! https://t.co/ynRUsOXydO

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26/11/19

Our unique business focused school is sending teenagers out to the world of work once again as part of their studies. Year 11 students at BMAT STEM Academy undertook a week of work experience earlier this year to get a taste of the working world. https://t.co/GOoYh8xdeh https://t.co/3LkdB0CZvp

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20/11/19

WE ARE HIRING - Employment Engagement Officer We are looking for a highly motivated and creative Employment Engagement Officer to build links with local businesses and to ensure all students enjoy the best opportunities for workplace skills placements. https://t.co/7UprhQQyiT https://t.co/FVbCal7bbj

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19/11/19

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WE ARE HIRING - Estates and Facilities Assistants We are looking for Estates and Facilities Assistants on a temporary and casual relief basis. These roles have flexible working hours – weekdays, evenings and weekends. Email recruitment.org.uk Phone (01279) 621572 https://t.co/kpFHPunXxB

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19/11/19

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WE ARE HIRING - Catering Assistants We are looking for Catering Assistants on a temporary and casual relief basis. These roles are part-time during the school day, term-time only and flexible. Email recruitment.org.uk Phone (01279) 621572 https://t.co/IYV11rP3PW

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11/11/19

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Current Vacancies - We have a variety of teaching and non teaching roles available across our trust - https://t.co/UCU0OUBsP0 https://t.co/NVv0yhJHSn

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06/11/19

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Dementia, Delirium and Frailty Conference 05/11/19

Thank you to everyone that was able to join us yesterday 😁👍 | | Let us know & share with others what you learnt and what you’ll be taking forwards into practice ✅ https://t.co/FpMu6c2kOK

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06/11/19

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One week to go! Join us at School on Tuesday 12th November to continue ! Register your interest online at https://t.co/Mp11JwgekH https://t.co/6SQ2Gm8Ew0

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05/11/19

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Dementia, Delirium and Frailty Conference 05/11/19

Dr. Gunasekera aspires to be like his hero Columbo using https://t.co/4uIp1qGynZ

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Chemistry A Level

What is A Level Chemistry all about?

Chemistry is, in the simplest terms, the science of substances and how they change.  It is a highly practical subject with significant teaching time spent in the lab performing experiments, developing both knowledge and scientific skills.

Over a 2 year period, students study four areas of Chemistry namely Physical, Organic, Inorganic and Analytical chemistry. The course enables students to pursue a broad range of careers and university degrees.  

Students might find a career working for pharmaceutical or metallurgical companies, or providing analysis for commercial laboratories. The criminal justice system needs chemistry graduates to work as forensic scientists, providing evidence for the courts using state-of-the-art techniques. The healthcare system needs Doctors, Nurses, Dentists, Psychiatrists, Biochemists, Pharmacists, Pharmacologists, Research Scientists and Toxicologist.

Outside of the lab there are many opportunities for chemists. Graduates can become consultants in fields like the environment and sustainability, offering insights into how organisations should adhere to environmental regulations. Chemistry also gives students the scientific insight to pursue careers like becoming a patent attorney. 

The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Chemistry consists of three externally examined papers and the Science Practical Endorsement. Students are expected to carry out the sixteen core practical experiments that are identified in the topics.

Assessment :

Paper 1: Advanced Inorganic and Physical Chemistry

This paper will examine the following topics. The topics marked with an * are taught in the first year

  • Topic 1*: Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table
  • Topic 2*: Bonding and Structure
  • Topic 3*: Redox I
  • Topic 4*: Inorganic Chemistry and the Periodic Table
  • Topic 5*: Formulae, Equations and Amounts of Substance
  • Topic 8*: Energetics I
  • Topic 10*: Equilibrium I
  • Topic 11: Equilibrium II
  • Topic 12: Acid-base Equilibria
  • Topic 13: Energetics II
  • Topic 14: Redox II
  • Topic 15: Transition Metals

Paper 2: Advanced Organic and Physical Chemistry

This paper will examine the following topics. The topics marked with an * are taught in the first year

  • Topic 2*: Bonding and Structure
  • Topic 3*: Redox I
  • Topic 5*: Formulae, Equations and Amounts of Substance
  • Topic 6*: Organic Chemistry I
  • Topic 7*: Modern Analytical Techniques I
  • Topic 9*: Kinetics I
  • Topic 16: Kinetics II
  • Topic 17: Organic Chemistry II
  • Topic 18: Organic Chemistry III
  • Topic 19: Modern Analytical Techniques II

Paper 3: General and Practical Principles in Chemistry

*Questions in this paper may draw on any of the topics in this specification. The paper will include questions that assess understanding of the experimental methods (practical skills) that will draw on students’ experiences of the core practicals.

Chemistry A Level Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in Chemistry or 2 x Grade 6 in Combined Science.

Grade 6 in Maths

Examination Board: Edexcel

Teacher to Contact: Dr. P. Martini

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