Edexcel AS and A level Chemistry (2015)

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Our specification content is arranged into distinct topics and linked to clear descriptive statements, so you and your students know the depth of understanding that’s expected. Topics not only cover physical, organic and inorganic chemistry and fundamental subject elements, but also build on each other to give students a broad knowledge base for assessment, and for progression to further study and the workplace.

Our choices of core practicals are based on what you’ve told us works well in classroom situations and the experiments you and your students enjoy. We’ve created tools and resources to help you and your students with each aspect of practical work – from planning the experiments and selecting apparatus to honing investigative skills.

Our exam questions include clear command words to ensure students understand the knowledge and skills they’re being asked to demonstrate. There are a range of question styles to test students’ breadth of knowledge and depth of understanding, and reward the different strengths students have. Our question papers are ramped, with the level of challenge increasing throughout the exam.

Whether you’re just getting started with teaching our qualifications, looking for ways to help your students’ master fundamental mathematical and practical skills, or you just need an answer to a query, our science team are here to help with a wide range of free support.

Specifications

Specifications

A level Chemistry 2015 specification
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Qualification type:
A level
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Subject:
Chemistry
Specification codes:
9CH0
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2015
First assessment:
2017

AS level Chemistry 2015 specification
Download PDF | 1.4 MB
Qualification type:
AS
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Subject:
Chemistry
Specification codes:
8CH0
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2015
First assessment:
2016

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