Level 2 Chemistry - Advanced
Teacher in Charge: Ms U. Mehta
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: A range of learning experiences is designed to cater to different learning styles, including extensive practical work, modelling and enrichment of knowledge. There is a focus on problem-solving and analytical techniques. Homework is an essential part of the course and students can expect to have regular tasks set.
Chemistry is an important prerequisite for technology, engineering, health science, biochemistry,
food science, marine science, microbiology, pharmacology and toxicology, neuroscience, clothing and textiles science. Also useful in the following careers; forensic science, water treatment, teaching, medical testing, fertilizer manufacture, pollution monitoring, brewing, plastic manufacture etc.
Recommended Prior Learning
Either Merit or higher in both Level 1 Chemistry standards in 11SCP, based on results from school assessments during the year; OR Excellence in all three 11SCM external exams and teacher recommendation (Level 2 Chemistry Advanced students are assumed to have studied 11SCP, therefore 11SCM students who successfully gain entry to the Advanced course will need to do additional private study to supplement their knowledge).
And 14 Literacy and 14 Numeracy credits at Level 1.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.