Chemistry is an extremely successful subject at Charterhouse and the department can boast the discoverer of two elements (Pd, Rh) amongst its Old Carthusians.

The department is staffed by a well-qualified team of subject specialists several of whom have taught Chemistry at a university level. The labs are well stocked with modern laboratory equipment including UV-Vis spectrometers and a diamond IR-spectrometer.

Chemistry & Maths

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Chemistry is a core compulsory subject in the Under School (Years 9-11) and a popular choice for pupils in the Sixth Form, with over a  quarter of pupils choosing to study Chemistry beyond GCSE level. Each year many pupils go on to read Chemistry or a related subject, such as Natural Sciences or Medicine, at university. 

For full details of the curriculum, please use the link below.