A Level Chemistry · AQA (reformed)

Dates Available
Week 1: Monday 3 - Friday 7 April
Week 2: Monday 10 - Friday 14 April
Week 3: Monday 17 - Friday 21 April

Boards
AQA 7405

Length of Course
40 hours

Times
9am to 6pm daily

The course examines key topic areas and extensive use will be made of exam based A level questions to illustrate relevant principles. Revision notes and model answers will be provided, where appropriate.


Topics covered:

Physical Chemistry

• Atomic structure
• Amount of substance
• Bonding
• Energetics
• Kinetics
• Chemical equilibria, Le Chatelier’s principle and Kc
• Oxidation, reduction and redox equations
• Thermodynamics (A-level only)
• Rate equations (A-level only)
• Equilibrium constant Kp for homogeneous systems (A-level only)
• Electrode potentials and electrochemical cells (A-level only)
• Acids and bases (A-level only)

Inorganic Chemistry

• Periodicity
• Group 2, the alkaline earth metals
• Group 7(17), the halogens
• Properties of Period 3 elements and their oxides (A-level only)
• Transition metals (A-level only)
• Reactions of ions in aqueous solution (A-level only)

Organic Chemistry

• Introduction to organic chemistry
• Alkanes
• Halogenoalkanes
• Alkenes
• Alcohols
• Organic analysis
• Optical isomerism (A-level only)
• Aldehydes and ketones (A-level only)
• Carboxylic acids and derivatives (A-level only)
• Aromatic chemistry (A-level only)
• Amines (A-level only)
• Polymers (A-level only)
• Amino acids, proteins and DNA (A-level only)
• Organic synthesis (A-level only)
• Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (A-level only)
• Chromatography (A-level only)