Chemistry AS Level May Half-term Revision Course – Online

Course Information

Course Description

Our AS Level Chemistry recap courses are perfect for students preparing for their end-of-year assessments or to round up Year 12. To ensure students only learn what they need to for their specification we offer different classes tailored to specific exam boards – all of which are taught by our professional team of highly experienced tutors.

During the course, students will revisit the key topics they learned in Year 12, primarily focusing on exam technique. Using past paper questions, they’ll learn how to formulate answers that maximise their marks and how to avoid the common mistakes that will cost them. As students work through each topic, they’ll have the chance to identify and fill in any gaps in their understanding while solidifying their existing knowledge along the way.

Not only is this course a fantastic way to prepare students for their exams, but it’ll also get them feeling confident, positive and ready to take on Year 13.

Suitable for:

  • Year 12 students
  • Students preparing for summer assessments or looking to review content before year 13
  • Students struggling with content (we suggest booking our summer courses instead as content is covered in more depth and over more days)
  • Students working at a grade D or below

If you need help deciding if you will benefit from this course you can contact us. Alternatively, you may prefer to book 1-2-1 tuition instead.

Structure of the Day

Time 9:30am - 4:30pm

Classes are from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Registration starts from 9.15am.
There will be a 1 hour lunch break and a couple of 10 minute breaks in the morning and afternoon.

Day 1: Paper 1

Session 1
3.1.1. Atomic Structure
3.2.1. Periodicity
Session 2
3.1.4. Energetics
3.1.6. Chemical Equilibria
Session 3
3.1.2. Amount of Substance
Session 4
3.1.7. Oxidation and Reduction
3.2.2. Group 2
3.2.3. Group 7
Session 5
Paper 1 practice

Day 2: Paper 2

Session 1
3.1.3. Bonding
3.1.5. Kinetics
Session 2
3.3.1. Introduction to Organic Chemistry
3.3.6. Organic Analysis
Session 3
3.3.2. Alkanes
3.3.4 Alkenes
Session 4
3.3.3. Halogenoalkanes
3.3.5 Alcohols
Session 5
Paper 2 practice

Day 1: Paper 1

Session 1
Topic 1: Atomic Structure & The Periodic Table
Session 2
Topic 2: Bonding & Structure
Session 3
Topic 3: Redox I
Session 4
Topic 4: Inorganic Chemistry & The Periodic Table
Session 5
Topic 5: Formulae, Equations & Amount of Substance

Day 1: Paper 1

Session 1
Topic 6: Organic Chemistry I
Session 2
Topic 7: Modern Analytical Techniques
Session 3
Topic 8: Energetics I
Session 4
Topic 9: Kinetics I
Session 5
Topic 10: Equilibrium I

Day 1

Session 1
2.1 Atoms and Reactions (atomic structure, isotopes, mole calculations, acid-base theory, redox)
Session 2
2.2 Electrons, Bonding and Structure (electronic structure, bonding, shapes of ions and molecules, electronegativity, intermolecular forces)
Session 3
3.1 The Periodic Table Part 1 (periodicity, Group 2)
Session 4
3.1 The Periodic Table Part 2 (Group 7, qualitative analysis)
Session 5
Paper 1 and 2 questions from Modules 2 and 3

Day 2

Session 1
3.2 Physical Chemistry (enthalpy changes, reaction rates, chemical equilibria)
Session 2
4.1 Introductory Organic Chemistry (naming compounds, formulae, functional groups, isomerism)
Session 3
4.2 Alcohols, Haloalkanes
Session 4
4.2 Analysis (including infra-red spectroscopy and mass spectrometry)
Session 5
Paper 1 and 2 questions from Modules 2, 3 and 4

Our Tutors

Our subject-specialist tutors are hand-selected for their top-notch academic credentials and unique qualities. Many of them have worked in some of the country’s leading institutions, while all of them have track records for helping students achieve excellent grades. Together with their extensive subject knowledge, innovative teaching styles and engaging personalities, you can rest assured you’ll be in excellent hands.

David N.

David N.

David earned a master’s degree in Medical Genetics from Brunel University and a BSc in Biochemistry from King’s College London. After graduating, he worked professionally as a biochemist before eventually returning to KCL to complete his PGCE.

Today David is employed as head of sciences at a secondary school in London, teaching Chemistry to GCSE and A Level students. He also works privately as a tutor, applying the same confidence-building and dialogic approach to every lesson he teaches. He’s particularly passionate about his subject and is always thrilled to see his students succeed in it.

Rob M.

Rob M.

Rob attended the University of Southampton and achieved a first class master’s in Chemistry. Since graduating, he’s been teaching for over six years and is the head of chemistry at a large secondary school in Hampshire. He’s been teaching the subject at A Level for his entire career, giving him a thorough knowledge of OCR exam board specifications.

Rob is passionate about his subject, in particular, organic chemistry and how it provides a toolkit to synthesise medicines and materials that shape our lives today and in the future. His teaching style focuses on the importance of precision of knowledge and helping his students develop context-based understanding and application skills using past paper questions. When he’s not teaching or tutoring GCSE, IGCSE and A Level Chemistry students, Robert enjoys taking to the stage in plays and musicals across the south coast.

£165 / per person
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Course Details Price Quantity
AQA Online: 29-30th May 2024 £165.00 (GBP)  
OCR (A) Online: 29-30th May 2024 £165.00 (GBP)  

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How do your online AS Level Chemistry revision courses work?

Our online revision courses take place within Google Classroom, keeping everything organised in one convenient hub. From here, you’ll be able to access our bespoke course resources and join the live lessons which take place on Google Meet.

Students can interact with the teacher using their microphone or the chat feature.

All sessions are recorded. The lesson recordings are uploaded after each day, allowing you to watch them back for a recap whenever you like.

When will I receive the Google Classroom link for my online revision course?

You should receive your Google Classroom link via email the day before your course starts. Sometimes these emails go to the junk folder so check there before contacting us if you haven’t received it.

When will I receive my revision course handouts?

You will receive physical copies of the handouts 3-5 days before the start of your online course, as long as you book with us before the printing deadline. You can find the printing deadline in the course summary box on each booking page.

Please note: we can only send printed handouts to students in the UK.

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