Claremont High School Academy

 

CHEMISTRY

Our aim is to: To enable students to develop a love for the sciences and to understand the world around them through Chemistry. By learning about scientific enquiries students are able to answer scientific questions about the world around them and to make a positive contribution to society which enhances their Science Capital.

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Chemistry underpins our everyday existence.  From the moment you are born and throughout your life,you are
surrounded by Chemistry- the air you breathe, the food you eat and the clothes you wear.

Chemistry is the study of substances, what they are made of, how they interact with each other and the role they

play in living things.

 Whether you want to care for penguin colonies in Antartica or work in a dynamic business environment,

chemistry can help you achieve your goals. It is responsible for advances in the quality and comfort of our lives

and is central to our understanding of the natural world. Exciting products such as new fabrics for sportswear,

laptops and state of the art mobile phones are dependent on Chemistry. Many of the challenges facing today’s

society will be overcome with the help of chemical scientists.  Their work is central to the development of new

sustainable energy resources and new medicines to treat and cure diseases.

Chemistry is an exciting, challenging subject with the potential for significant personal and financial rewards.

Chemistry is involved in our everyday lives and there is a vast range of jobs and careers open to those who have

studied chemistry at any level; great career opportunities exist both inside and outside the laboratory.

Nobody knows what the jobs of the future will look like but many of them will be created in chemistry to solve

global challenges such as human health, energy and the environment.


Why Study Chemistry?

A qualification in the chemical sciences opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities.

As well as practical knowledge of the subject, chemical science students develop many other useful skills, such as:

  • problem solving 
  • numeracy
  • communication
  • creativity
  • team working
  • time management
  • data analysis

These skills are highly valued by employers and chemical science graduates successfully enter all sorts of career

areas.

  


 

Y10& 11 Separate Chemistry- Teaching 

Y11 Exams 2020

Y12 Teaching

Y13 Teaching