New to A level Chemistry (London)

The course is designed specifically for newly qualified and experienced teachers preparing to teach A level Chemistry for the first time.
It offers practical guidance for the effective delivery of the A level specifications with specific emphasis on what the students find difficult and how to address these problems.


Detailed explanations will be provided in order to increase confidence and understanding
Delegates will receive a detailed notes and materials of immediate practical benefit in the classroom.

Led by Tim Jolliff, teacher and author of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s book ‘Chemistry for the Gifted & Talented’, this practical training course provides a detailed insight into:

  • Inorganic topics
    • Atomic structure – building from the ‘GCSE’ model
    • Learning the facts – different strategies that work
    • Long answer questions and getting the marks
  • Quantitative Chemistry
    • How to develop students problem solving skills and success in exam questions targeting the difficulties student have and turning these into strengths.
    • Moles calculations made easy
    • Energetics – Why students struggle and how to target these problems.
  • Organic Chemistry
    • 2d to 3d
    • Teaching mechanisms
    • Common misconceptions
    • Keeping track of charges
    • Developing an overview of organic Chemistry
    • Insights into nmr
  • General considerations
    • Sources of resources
    • Handling difficult questions
    • Gifted students
    • Improving your understanding


Comments from other courses with Tim Jolliff:

”     Best CPD I’ve been in years! Thanks so much!
I can’t wait to feedback my colleagues & try out these activities!     “

Wednesday 20 November 2019
1 Day
£259.99 + VAT
Central London venue TBC

opening & contact

We are open from 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday.

To make a booking or an enquiry, please do call us on 020 8611 2605 or

Our address is

Forum Business Media Ltd,

4th Floor

3 Shortlands

Hammersmith, London

W6 8DA.

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