A Level Chemistry – Programme of Study

A level Chemistry  – Edexcel

Programme of Study: Year 12 Chemistry 2017-2018
        
DatesNo of weeksWeekly Topics
(3 periods per week)
No of lessonsTopics
( 6 periods per week)
No of lessonsNotesCore practicals
Sept 2 –
Oct 18
Oct 28 –
Nov 22
Dec 2 – 13
13Structure of Atoms and the Periodic Table
Mass Spectrometry and the Formation of Ions
Electron Orbitals
Electronic Configuration and Periodicity
Inorganic Reactions, Equations and Yields
Amount of Substance
Calculating Amounts in Reactions Using Moles
66Calculating Concentration and Carrying Out Titrations
Ionic and Covalent Bonding
Types of Structure
Electro-negativity, Bond Polarity and Intermolecular Forces
Formation of Solutions
Predicting Structure
VSEPR
Redox Reactions
Chemistry of Group 1 and 2
66Calculations in chemistry — reacting quantities and Atomic structure, the periodic table and bonding1-3
Nov 251Unit1mock exams+return
of papers
Unit1mock exams+return
of papers
Reports to include exam resultsMock exam
Jan 7 –
Feb 7
Feb 17 –
Mar 21
Apr 7 –
Apr 25
Apr 28 –
May 23
Jun 24 –
Jul 4
16Chemistry of Group 7
Explaining Redox Reactions of Group 7 Using Oxidation Numbers
Introduction to Carbon Chemistry
Chemistry of Alkanes
Radical Substitution Reactions
Chemistry of Alkenes
Electrophilic Addition Reactions
Preparation, Uses and Disposal of Polymers
Reactions of Haloalkanes
Trends in Reactivity of Nucleophilic
78Substitution Reactions
Reactions and Uses of Alcohols
Reactions of Alcohols
Carrying Out a Preparation of an Organic Liquid
Instrumental Methods to Find the Structure of Organic Compounds
Enthalpy Changes
Using Hess’s Law
Chemical Kinetics
Chemical Equilibria
78Organic chemistry and analytical techniques
Inorganic chemistry, energetics, kinetics and equilibria
4-8
Jun 171Unit1mock exams+return
of papers
Unit1mock exams+return
of papers
Reports to include exam resultsMock exam
TOTALS31186186
Programme of Study: Year 13 Chemistry 2017-2018
        
Dates
2017
No of weeksTopics
( 7 periods per week)
No of lessonsTopics
( 7 periods per week)
No of lessonsNotesAssessment tasks
Sept-
Oct and
Oct-Nov
11How fast? — rates, How far? — entropy, Equilibria,
Application of rates and equilibrium,
77Acid/base equilibria, Further organic chemistry, Spectroscopy and chromatography77Why do chemical reactions happen? — entropy and equilibria, Rates, Redox and the chemistry of the transition metals (part 1)Internal assessments: A2B4, A2C1, A2C2, A2C4, A2D3
Nov 251Unit1mock exams+return
of papers
Unit1mock exams+return
of papers
Reports to include exam resultsMock exam
Dec 2 – 13 2EXAM PREPARATION & REVISION14EXAM PREPARATION & REVISION14
Jan 7 –
Feb 7
&
Feb 17 –
Mar 21
&
Apr 7 –
Apr 25
13Redox and the chemistry of the transition metals
Redox and the chemistry of the transition metals
Unit1mock exams+return
of papers

91Organic chemistry — arenes, nitrogen compounds and
Synthesis
Organic chemistry — arenes, nitrogen compounds and synthesis


Unit1mock exams+return
of papers
91Redox and the chemistry of the transition metals (part 2),
Further organic chemistry
Redox and the chemistry of the transition metals (part 2),
Further organic chemistry

Reports to include exam results
Internal assessments: A2B1, A2B2, A2B3, A2B4, A2C3, A2D1, A2D2



Mock exam
Apr 28 –
May 23
4EXAM PREPARATION & REVISION28EXAM PREPARATION & REVISION28EXAM PREPARATION & REVISIONREVISION
TOTALS31217217