At the end of Year 9 at King Richard III College in Mallorca (Majorca) you will need to make a decision as to which of the Sciences you wish to follow at IGCSE Level in Key Stage Four (Years 10 and 11). Our Sciences are taught in English and follow the International British Curriculum of Cambridge or and as an accredited British School in Spain, we ensure that we provide you with the most up to date syllabus information.
If your decision is to pursue your scientific knowledge in Chemistry then we welcome you wholeheartedly to an inspiring and thought -provoking journey into this most fascinating subject.
In today’s world Chemists are constantly striving to solve some of the most difficult problems facing the human race – the depletion of the ozone layer and the decline in fuel production, to name but two. We will always need Chemists and it is our intention to educate you in the hope that you may one day be a pioneer of research that could solve a current world problem!
So, if problem solving, combined with exciting, sometimes unpredictable experiments appeals to you, then make the right choice, choose Chemistry!
Your Chemistry course will be taught by a fully qualified British teacher and will encompass everything that you need to gain a good grade at IGCSE and hopefully the inclination to pursue the subject at A Level. The Cambridge syllabus 0620 provides an excellent comprehensive preparation for further study.
The teaching of Chemistry at King Richard III College, Mallorca (Majorca) begins in Primary as early as Year 1, gradually building on the knowledge year by year until the end of your Secondary Education in Year 13. Besides text books we also draw on information using interactive techniques and include ICT as much as possible.
The curriculum is organised through a variety of practical skills culminating in at least one practical lesson per week at AS/A2 level following the 9701 course from Cambridge .
Past students have gone on to university to follow courses in Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering and Pure Chemistry. They could not have done this without the education they received from King Richard III College. Watch this space, who knows we may already have produced a Scientist of the Future.