Key Dates

23rd August
GCSE Results Day: 10am - 12pm.
3rd & 4th September
Ark INSET Days - academy closed to all students.
5th September - First day of Autumn Term for all students
Year 7: arrive between 8am - 8.15am. Gates will close at 8.15am.
All other years: arrive for 10am for line up. Gates will close at 10am.

GCSE Chemistry

Faculty Vision

Together with families and the local community, the Faculty for Science and Innovation is dedicated to helping our young people to develop a lifelong love of learning for Science and the confidence to not just navigate the scientific modern world, but to shape it.

Studying GCSE Chemistry

Students will study atomic structure and the periodic table, bonding, structure and the properties of matter, quantitative chemistry, chemical and energy changes, the rate and extent of chemical change, organic chemistry, chemical analysis and atmosphere.

GCSE Exam Specification Title

AQA GCSE Chemistry 8462

Link to Exam Specification

Future education, training and/or career prospects

This can then lead to a career in scientific, medical and allied fields.  Possible job options include doctors, teachers, pharmaceuticals, forensics and analytical chemists.