Established teachers of A level Chemistry NY500 / B23

Start date
4 Jul 24
2 Days
National STEM Learning Centre, Siwards Way, York YO10 5DD How to find us

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Are you looking for ways to develop your A level chemistry teaching and expand learning opportunities for your students? Perhaps you are leading teaching and learning in chemistry and looking for fresh ideas or ways to improve engagement, attainment and achievement?

You will develop engaging approaches to core topics, discussing advances in chemistry which can put the subject content into practical contexts. You will examine ways to support learning through: diagnosing and responding to misconceptions and prior learning; making connections between subjects and promoting independent learning, alongside effective teacher input.

Sessions will use effective and varied practical to support and extend the skills of your students and make links to the curriculum learning.

Not quite what you are looking for? Try: NY251 New to A level Chemistry

Who is it for?

Intended for teachers who are experienced and confident in teaching secondary chemistry. It builds upon the strategies and techniques demonstrated in the 'New to A level chemistry' course.  

What topics are covered?

  • Particles and the mole
  • Arrhenius equation
  • Ligands and complex ions
  • Reaction mechanisms
  • Varied titrations

How will you learn?

The course will be delivered through a combination of face to face and online sessions.

How long is this course?

This is two day intensive course.

Who is the course leader?

  • Dorothy Warren

    I have taught science and ‘A’ level chemistry in comprehensive schools in the North East and Yorkshire for 12 years. I was head of science for 5...


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • further develop your understanding of tricky concepts in A level chemistry 
  • enhance your repertoire of practical activities for use at A level
  • consider ideas for maximising student understanding and progress


Established teachers of A level Chemistry - Day 104 July 202411:00-19:00National STEM Learning Centre
Established teachers of A level Chemistry - Day 205 July 202409:00-16:00National STEM Learning Centre


This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

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If the course you would like to attend is fully booked, please contact to express your interest in being added to a waiting list. We will contact you when the course is due to run again.

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