Chemistry Department

OBJECTIVES

  • To provide a worthwhile educational experience for all students, in particular, to enable them to acquire sufficient understanding and knowledge to become confident citizens in a technological world.
  • Develop their interest in and enthusiasm for Chemistry, including developing an interest in further study and careers in the subject.
  • Stimulate interest in, and care for, the environment.
  • Promote awareness that the applications of science may be both beneficial and detrimental to the individual, the community and the environment.


SUBJECT OVERVIEW

Chemistry Department consists of teachers of chemistry and laboratory assistants. The department is run under the management of Head of Department (HOD). One of the teachers will be assigned as department coordinator. The role of coordinator is to assist HOD for the successful running of the department
 At VIHS we offer GCE A’ LevelEdexcel,syllabus to our students. The Edexcel specification (September 2008) divides subject matter into 24 topics. The Edexcel specification will be examined in three units for AS and three for A2. However unit 3 and 6 are external assessment of practical skills.
 For further details please visit www.edexcel.com


SKILLS LEARNED

  • Correlate with everyday life: Even the most abstract concepts in chemistry can be illustrated by examples or by analogies. Students will relate the basic concepts of chemistry into their daily life by experimenting and observing materials such as food preservatives, pharmaceuticals and etc.
  • Presentation Skill: Presentation is the heart of the chemistry. Students learn through presentation of diagrams, simulations and animation.
  • Practical Skill: Students will be exposed to various experiments related to subject matter and participate practically in laboratory activities.


CAREER PERSPECTIVE

Students who further their studies in this field will be able to become doctors, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, forensics, chemical industries and other such areas.

OUR TEAM

The Chemistry Department has a highly qualified and experienced group of teachers, who are committed in delivering the lessons to the students in the most interactive teaching methods.

Ms. Aminath Ibrahim (HOD)
Ms. Hawwa Naswa
Mr. Akash Asokan

 

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Saeed Ahmed Principal Saeed Ahmed joined VIHS as the Principal in July 2012. He had been in school management since the early years of the 80s. He received his education in the...