Chemistry is the study of materials: how they are made, their properties, their uses and their interaction.
The department follows the AQA A level Chemistry course. This provides the students with a thorough grounding in chemical concepts in Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry.
The department achieved 75% A*-A and 100% A*-B grades in 2018 under the new reformed A levels.
In years 9-11, students follow the Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry course.
The department has achieved 119 A* grades from 157 candidates between 2016-18 at a percentage of 76%. In 2018 the department achieved 78% (its best ever result) A* grades.