These are held annually during and after the schools Easter holidays
Dr Peter Hoare started these workshops during his Royal Society of Chemistry School Teacher Fellowship year 2008-09. They have been repeated in each academic year since and continue to prove popular with a variety of schools and colleges across the region.
They are offered for both AS and A2 Chemistry, tailored to fit the two most common A-level Chemistry specifications studied in North East schools, namely AQA and OCR (A).
We can still deliver individual modules in schools and colleges by request but the on campus workshops are now generic AS and A2 workshops, each covering selected topics from the whole of each year. They will run between 10.00am and 4.00pm each day and include two interactive revision sessions with a one hour break for lunch (12.30 - 1.30 pm).
The PROVISIONAL dates for the 2016 workshops are:
AS Workshops: Thursday 7th April OR Friday 8th April.
A2 Workshops: Monday 4th April OR Tuesday 5th April.
These dates will be finalised before the end of the academic year in July.
All workshops will be held in Lecture Theatre 1 (Alec Campbell) on the ground floor of the Bedson Building - access via the Edward's Walk entrance - no. 20 on the campus map. There will be a registration desk in the foyer manned by some of our Chemistry Ambassadors who will check you off on the registers and issue you with the workshop materials.
You can access the flyer for the Easter 2015 AS workshops here and the A2 workshops here.
Each revision session consists of a short summary of the key points and typical student misconceptions from each selected topic area. This is followed by a variety of on-screen questions which the students answer using electronic voting handsets. Each student is also provided with a revision booklet containing a comprehensive set of revision notes covering all topics for each year.
Thanks to continued support from RSC ChemNet, we were able to offer up to 140 places at the 2015 on campus workshops free to ChemNet members and we hope that ChemNet will continue to support us to make this offer next year. This is first come, first served and there is only one free workshop place per member to ensure as many eligible students can benefit from this. See below to access the ChemNet members booking form.
You will need to provide your membership number when you book.
For further information about these sessions please contact us.
For ChemNet members to book your FREE place please click here.
For teachers/lecturers to block book a group of your students to be invoiced from an official Purchase Order please click here.
For all other bookings (payment in advance via credit or debit card) please go to the University Webstore.
Please note ALL places MUST be pre-booked online in advance - we will NOT be accepting attendees who turn up on the day without booking.