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08/07/21

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has an incredible history and an inspiring story of leaving General Electric and joining a diabetes tech following his son's diagnosis of T1D. Perfect for our students from https://t.co/MwzmUZCkAx

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08/07/21

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Students and teaching colleagues from listen and joining the discussion at the ’s Diabetes conference. Right now we’re hearing from and his powerful message https://t.co/xe3N2rMSap

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08/07/21

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Out Now! 🌟 The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities. Read it online here - https://t.co/aqc2Xy6VVz https://t.co/KdyaAhJ1Aq

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11/06/21

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BMAT recently appointed a director of to help children to reach their full potential. The former headteacher has started his work by bringing together experts from across the Trust to share best practise. https://t.co/dXL7gGTkgX https://t.co/btrvCXMwsv

27/05/21

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Rachel Bartlett

Delighted to be partnered with , such a talented group of young people. The can't wait to see their final designs! https://t.co/4X15i2gu7T

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27/05/21

What a great afternoon! Year 10 working on their sponsor project from , Year 11 learning about the science of chocolate and Year 12 economists learning about Monopolies in the best way possible. https://t.co/mF7YMWsUz1

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07/05/21

Our first amazing cohort of wonderful sixth form students are loving their graduation. Achieving 3 1st and 7 2nd class degrees. https://t.co/gHplRez50S

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28/04/21

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Our SEND director is on twitter so please follow for SEND specific content. You can read more about the role here: https://t.co/jWIcjKLtxl https://t.co/slQON8gLZw

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06/04/21

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BMAT have a vacancy for an Estates & Facilities Assistant working across our Primary and Secondary Schools in Harlow, Essex. For more information visit https://t.co/MNldj0Ml52 https://t.co/ifinsNm5Gg

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28/03/21

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There are false reports that lateral flow tests can give you cancer. These rapid tests have been rigorously tested and are safe. The swabs are sterilised with ethylene oxide to ensure they are safe to use. It is one of the most commonly used sterilisation tools. https://t.co/lYWDRluMUh

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25/03/21

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BMAT has appointed a director to ensure children with special educational needs and disabilities achieve their full potential. Marios Solomonides takes up post of Director of SEND with a mission to remove all barriers faced by children within BMAT schools. https://t.co/jWIcjKLtxl https://t.co/hsWxgX4m7z

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19/03/21

What better way to end the week than with and leading a session on LEGO mindstorms engineering and programming. The first event of many for our students over the coming months. https://t.co/mvQMRqX2hS

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07/03/21

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Great work experience partnership between and https://t.co/AaeoC9LSip https://t.co/tnhSa9RbGb

05/03/21

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Stephanie Lawton

It was a real privilege to be part of the programme this week, fantastic presentations from the students. Future workforce in the making. https://t.co/CZfCJfVihP

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05/03/21

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Karen Kingsmill

What a great finish to the virtual work experience today - seeing the students present their ideas for addressing wicked problems in the to the Board of Directors. Some thought provoking, evidence based suggestions, and well delivered presentations 👏👏👏 https://t.co/bHpin5E0C6

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04/03/21

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I had the privilege of hearing students from years 10, 11 & 12 from present to our Board of Directors addressing three wicked problems that exist in the The presentations were excellent 👏 & the recommendations were built on great evidence. Thank you & well done https://t.co/bh5yE4uU4z

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02/03/21

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This morning Taylor Higgitt (#QI Administrator) presented her career life story to over 100 students & teachers from From to substantive member of the Team. Super proud of Taylor & her journey so far https://t.co/cZe6PFE7sc

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02/03/21

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Day 2 of virtual work experience with Today students had a presentation from Taylor who began her career at PAH as an with They have also been hearing from who has been sharing her work life story https://t.co/suNpC7FkC5

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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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