Year 11 – Chemistry

Level: Stage 1
Subject Name: Chemistry
Prerequisites: B grade or above in Year 10 Science
Assumed knowledge: Chemistry portion of Year 10 Science

Course Summary:

In Stage 1 students study the matter that makes up materials, and the properties, uses, means of production, and reactions of these materials. Students develop investigative skills, and explore the interaction between science and society enabling them to become questioning, reflective, and critical thinkers.

This course provides students with knowledge and skills to undertake Stage 2 Chemistry. Suitable for students looking to attend university and complete Science, Mathematics, Medicine and other Health Sciences.

Course content:

Semester 1:

  • Materials and their Atoms
  • Combining Atoms
  • Molecules

Semester 2:

  • Mixtures and solutions
  • Acids and Bases
  • Redox reactions


  • Topic Tests
  • Student Designed Practical
  • Practical Tests
  • Research Assignments