Content/Assessment:

  • Students study reduction and oxidation, organic and inorganic chemistry, gases, reaction rates, equilibria, and thermochemistry.
  • Class activities, assignments, investigations, presentations, tests and external examination.

Homework:

  • 2 - 4 hours per week.
  • Increases towards exams.
  • Revision of weekly lessons.
  • Focus on areas of weakness early.

Important Points:

  • Revision is necessary to enhance depth of knowledge and maximise success
  • Students need to seek help outside of class when necessary

Students have said:

  • "I found the course challenging and had to do a lot more homework then I expected."
  • "Review class material after every lesson to save yourself a lot of work at the end."