Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

12 Chemistry 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Alayna Pulham.


Students must have achieved at least one ‘Merit’ or above and one ‘Achieved’ or above grades in the External Achievement standards in Level 1 Chemistry papers from 11SD1.

A student coming from the 11SI1 course must have gained at least a Merit grade in the Science Achievement Standard (Acids and Bases) and a Merit in one other Science standard.

OR HoD approval

This is a rigorously academic course, which covers all the Level 2 External Achievement Standards: Atomic structure and bonding, Organic and Chemical Reactivity. Only one internal standard is completed in this course, oxidation and reduction.




13 Chemistry 1, 13 Chemistry 2

Career Pathways

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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*12CM1*- Supplementary costs: Approx $35