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17/03/23

Inspiring conversation with the : completely in line with our aims to ensure that all students can succeed, irrespective of their academic backgrounds

10/02/23

Mr Handscombe visited some of our alumni at yesterday. Lovely to see them enjoying themselves and embracing their love of learning. @ Cambridge, UK https://t.co/gH3H5k17t2

27/01/23

Just posted a photo https://t.co/WjHzZRxQc3

12/01/23

We're for an Assistant Principal - please visit the Harris Careers page for more information.https://t.co/4pSn6mhTTP

09/12/22

Just posted a photo @ St Margaret's, Westminster https://t.co/6XhyK1BYKj

08/12/22

Just posted a photo @ Westminster https://t.co/3HRpblx46i

06/12/22

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06/12/22

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06/12/22

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01/12/22

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23/11/22

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23/11/22

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19/11/22

stARTing the weekend right https://t.co/ZVSLLKINVe

19/11/22

CPD for Art History teachers led by our very own Rosa Goodman https://t.co/CbDXMWLgN8

19/11/22

Just posted a photo @ Westminster https://t.co/RKUpTRqmgm

19/11/22

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15/11/22

Just posted a photo @ Westminster Abbey https://t.co/tJp2YKrNRa

07/11/22

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03/11/22

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02/07/21

What has been happening this week: https://t.co/09DaL2DhkQFeaturing workshops on sustainability, a reflection on the privilege of education and the Judgement of Paris

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Chemistry (Edexcel)

We study Chemistry in order to understand the nature of substances: their composition, behaviour, and physical and chemical properties. Chemistry allows us to identify unknown substances, monitor concentrations and synthesise new chemicals.  Above all, Chemistry is about finding solutions to the problems that concern us and our surroundings.

But still try, for who knows what is possible
                                                         Faraday

The principles of Chemistry underpin our understanding of the world around us and are relevant to all areas of science, from the chemical processes in living organisms to the formation of stars millions of miles away.  We study Chemistry at Harris Westminster in order to understand the nature of substances: their composition, behaviour, and physical and chemical properties. Chemistry allows us to identify unknown substances, monitor concentrations and synthesise new chemicals.  Above all, chemistry is about finding solutions to the problems that concern us and our surroundings.

As well as the inherent charm of the subject, there are practical reasons to study Chemistry: it is invaluable in conjunction with other sciences and/or Maths in order to study Science or Medicine at university. It is also possible to study it as a lone science alongside arts courses although it will not then offer a route to the study of Science at university. The core concepts introduced in Chemistry A Level form an important part of any professional scientist’s toolkit, regardless of their specialisation. Chemistry graduates possess adaptability and an analytical cast of mind which makes them attractive to a very broad spectrum of employers.

About one in three Chemistry graduates will continue with their academic studies and aim for higher degrees such as a PhD. For the study of Chemistry or Chemical Engineering at university, it should be combined at A Level with Mathematics and Physics.
Students wishing to read Medical, Veterinary or Pharmacological sciences at university must take A Level Chemistry. Many other courses in engineering and materials science also welcome the subject.  Increasingly scientists are finding themselves working in fields which involve all of the scientific disciplines. The expanding field of Biochemistry makes the combination with Biology an attractive one.

Please click here for further information on our Chemistry Curriculum.