Aims and Philosophy

  • To strive to make the courses on offer of interest to and relevance to learners.
  • To stimulate and maintain curiosity and enjoyment in Chemistry.
  • To encourage objectivity and an analytical approach to solving chemical problems.
  • To develop learners understanding of themselves and the world in which they live by helping to make them aware of the applications of Chemistry in everyday life.
  • To develop skills and confidence in using these skills independently and as part of a small team.
  • To encourage learners to develop their capacities as successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors to society.
  • To develop an awareness of the importance of Chemistry as a qualification leading to science and non-science related careers.

Success Headlines

  • The department operates an ‘open door’ policy to provide support for pupils.
  • Pupils attend Royal Society for Chemistry Christmas lectures.
  • Positive destinations for former pupils.

Curriculum Leader

Mr K Walker