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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:

 

Topic

Type of Assessment

CAT 1

Kerboodle topics C1-8 & C13.

2 x 50 minute papers.

CAT 2

Kerboodle topics C1-11 & C13.

 

1 x 100 mark mock exam paper.

CAT 3

Kerboodle topics C8-15. 

2 x 50 minute papers.

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

All

 

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