|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|September||2 Years||3||Full-Time||Hartlepool Sixth Form||A-Levels|
Chemistry is the study of materials: what they are made from, how they interact with each other and their surroundings. To be successful in chemistry you need to be able to think logically, be creative, numerate and analytical. Initially students cover the foundations of chemistry, the periodic table, energy and core organic chemistry. In addition to this, the development of practical skills in chemistry is assessed during lesson time where students perform set practical tasks, analyse and evaluate data.
Later in the course students build on their knowledge of the subject by studying physical chemistry and explore the transition elements as well as studying organic chemistry and analytical techniques at a deeper level.
You will need GCSE Core and Additional Science at grade 6 or Chemistry and another Science at grade 6, Maths at grade 6 (consider 5), in addition to the general entry criteria.
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|16-18||FREE||You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.|
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
We are the College of the Year.
(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)
100% pass rate in 20 A-Level subjects including Computer Science, Economics, History and Maths.
99.1% overall A-Level pass rate
We have recently invested in a brand new state-of-the-art digital suite and health simulation ward.