The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 12 Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1

    OCR Chemistry Module 2 - Foundations in Chemistry (Atomic Structure)

    Atoms and Reactions - Atomic Structure and Isotopes - Relative mass - Compounds, Formulae and Equations  - Amount of Substance - Acids - Redox - Electrons, Bonding and Structure

    Module 1 - Development of practical skills in Chemistry. Practical Chemistry will involve following instructions, working with chemicals safely and efficiently, making and recording measurements and observations, performing calculations on data and evaluating experimental methods and results.

    2

    OCR Chemistry Module 2 - Foundations in Chemistry - amount of substance

    Atoms and Reactions - Atomic Structure and Isotopes - Relative Mass - Compounds, Formulae and Equations  - Amount of Substance - Acids - Redox - Electrons, Bonding and Structure 

     

    OCR Chemistry Module 3 - Periodic Table and Energy

    The Periodic Table - Periodicity

    Spring Term

     

     

     

    1

    OCR Chemistry Module 3 - Periodic Table and Energy

    Group 2 - the Halogens - Qualitative Analysis - Enthalpy Changes - Reaction Rates - Chemical Equilibrium

    Module 1 - Development of practical skills in Chemistry. Practical Chemistry will involve following instructions, working with chemicals safely and efficiently, making and recording measurements and observations, performing calculations on data and evaluating experimental methods and results.

    2

    OCR Chemistry Module 4 - Core Organic Chemistry

    Basic concepts and Hydrocarbons  - Alkanes - Alkenes - Alcohols, Haloalkanes and Analysis - Organic Synthesis

     

    Summer Term

     

     

     

    1

    OCR Chemistry Module 4 - Core Organic Chemistry continued 

    Basic concepts and Hydrocarbons  - Alkanes - Alkenes - Alcohols, Haloalkanes and Analysis - Organic Synthesis

    Module 1 - Development of practical skills in Chemistry. Practical Chemistry will involve following instructions, working with chemicals safely and efficiently, making and recording measurements and observations, performing calculations on data and evaluating experimental methods and results.

    2

    OCR Chemistry Module 6 - Organic Chemistry and analysis

    An extension of Module 4; Aromatic Compounds - Carboxylic Acids and Esters - Organic Nitrogen Compounds - Polymerisation - Synthetic Organic Chemistry - Modern Analytical Techniques

    Module 1 - Development of practical skills in Chemistry. Practical Chemistry will involve following instructions, working with chemicals safely and efficiently, making and recording measurements and observations, performing calculations on data and evaluating experimental methods and results.

      OCR Chemistry Module 5 - Kinetic and equilibria  This module provides a context for synoptic assessment and the subject content links strongly with the content encountered in Module 2: Foundations in Chemistry and Module 3: Periodic Table and Energy  

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Parts of OCR Chemistry module 1 and 2

    Written paper comprising past exam questions

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    OCR Chemistry module 1 and parts of module 2

    Written paper comprising past exam questions to try and mimic the new style of examinations

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3 Physical, organic and inorganic Chemistry  End of year Mock Exam based on available resources 

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details (names, web address etc.)

    Term (1,2,3,4,5,6 or All)

    Text books

    OCR AS Chemistry (Heinemann)

    All