Getting to grips with A level chemistry RD502 / D02

Start date
2 Nov 16
Mathematics and Science Learning Centre, Graham Hills Building 29, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ View on Google Map


This course is ideal for teachers who are new or relatively new to teaching A level chemistry. The course aims to improve confidence in subject knowledge and skills appropriate to post-16 chemistry through the exploration of key ideas common to all specifications. It will support you in developing higher level thinking with your students through the use of practical work, demonstrations and modelling activities.


You will be able to:

  • describe chemical models and key misconceptions and evaluate the use of these to develop your students’ chemical confidence
  • develop subject knowledge in key ideas at post-16
  • link basic concepts to more complex ideas
  • design, deliver and evaluate learning episodes at post-16


Getting to grips with A level chemistry - Day 102 November 201609:30-15:30SW
Getting to grips with A level chemistry - Day 216 January 201709:30-15:30SW

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£300.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£300.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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