Our chemistry department aims to inform and challenge pupils in a positive learning environment.
Why Study Chemistry?
Our chemistry department therefore aims to inform and challenge pupils in a safe, positive learning environment. Pupils are encouraged to problem solve and think independently; providing them with the skills they need to succeed not only in their exams, but in their future lives.
We recognise that pupils thrive best when they are enjoying their studies and, to that end, practical work forms an integral part of the curriculum. From diffusion experiments at the beginning of the Third Form, to redox chemistry and volumetric analysis in the latter stages of the Sixth Form, our pupils are guaranteed to gain hands-on experience of the subject in modern, well-equipped laboratories.
In Your Element
Chemistry at the cutting edge can also be experienced through the wide variety of enrichment opportunities on offer. While the Sixth Form enjoy lecture conferences and events at local universities, the Lower School enjoy trips to Science Live! and the Big Bang fair, as well as in-school talks from a thriving Science Society lecture programme.