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Chemistry

Minimum Entry Criteria

Desired: 7 in Chemistry and 7 in Maths

Essential: 6 in Chemistry and 6 in Maths

Board

OCR – Chemistry A

Outline of the Course

  • Unit 1: Development of practical skills in chemistry
  • Unit 2: Foundations in chemistry 
  • Unit 3: Periodic table and energy
  • Unit 4: Core organic chemistry 
  • Unit 5: Physical chemistry and transition elements 
  • Unit 6: Organic chemistry and analysis

Assessment

 
Type of Assessment
Modules Examined
Duration
Weighting
1
Periodic table, elements and physical chemistry – 15 marks multiple choice, 85 marks structured questions on theory and practical
1, 2, 3, 5
2 hours
15 minutes
37%
2
Synthesis and analytical techniques – 15 marks multiple choice, 85 marks structured questions on theory and practical
1, 2, 4, 6
2 hours
15 minutes
37%
3
Unified chemistry – 70 marks structured and extended questions covering theory and practical
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
1 hour
30 minutes
26%
 
Practical endorsement for chemistry – Pass / Fail no examination
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