Students will also be working towards their practical endorsement qualification, alongside their A level, and they will be keeping a record of some of their practical activity in order to achieve the required criteria.
The IB Chemistry course is a group 4 subject of the International Baccalaureate Diploma.
We always aim to be enthusiastic and supportive of our students and a significant number of students go on to take degrees in Chemistry or other related subjects.
Students have access to many resources in the library as well as an online textbook and resources on a very well-used Moodle intranet site.
The department offers a one year Science course at Level 2 (GCSE standard).
The course is delivered in conjunction with staff from the Physics and Biology department and is aimed at students who haven’t previously studied Science or studied Science but did not achieve a Pass grade.
Many past students of Food have progressed to successful careers in the food industry to find employment with some well-known food companies.
Please see our Courses page for full details of all the courses offered by the college.
Students who choose Food Science and Nutrition will learn how to work independently, how to analyse and problem solve, how to manage time and resources, and gain an understanding of food and nutrition in the workplace, all relevant skills for employability.
Staff are passionate about the subject and have a wealth of experience.