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Chemistry tutorials take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4pm in the department.

Year 8 Chemistry

Pupils look in detail at the Periodic Table in Year 8. They carry out practical studies on the different reactive groups across the Table, with topics including ‘Metals and their Compounds’, ‘Rusting’, ‘Earth Science’ and ‘Environmental Chemistry’. Pupils have one double lesson per week and are given written prep each week for which they receive feedback the following lesson. End of topic tests take place during the term and there are examinations at the end of the Michaelmas and Trinity terms. Pupils are set by ability in Year 8 and the course is taught only by subject specialists and is accompanied by a full set of course notes.

Year 8

The sets

8Q 8R 8S 8P Year 8 notes