The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 11 Chemistry Curriculum

    AQA GCSE Chemistry key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    1

    7.1

    7.2

    7.3

    Organic Chemistry

    Alkenes and alcohols

    Synthetic polymers, natural polymers and DNA

    2

    8.1

    Analysis and Chromatography

    Spring Term

     

     

    1

    8.2

    Testing for elements and ions

    2

    10

    The earth's resources. Case studies on the following topics:

    • Life cycles of glass
    • Ceramics
    • Metals
    • Plastics 
    • Properties of aluminium metal 
    • Galvanising 
    • Sacrificial metals & alloys 
    • The Haber process and NPK fertiliser production 

    Summer Term

     

     

    1

    All

    Revision and trial examinations 

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Topics 1-5 

    Mock exam paper

    CAT 2

    Topics 6, 7, 9 and 10 

     

    Mock exam paper

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    Topics 6 - 10 

    Mock exam paper

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details 

    Term 

    Textbooks

    AQA Science Chemistry (Pub. Nelson Thornes) available online at Kerboodle.

    AQA Science Chemistry Revision Guide - issued to each student

    All

    Recommended websites

    www.kerboodle.com

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