This is the linear 9-1 GCSE qualification. A linear qualification means that students must sit all their exams at the end of the course in June. The qualification can be taken at either Foundation Tier or Higher Tier. The lessons will involve a mixture of classroom based lectures and practical lessons in our specialist science laboratories.
Students will study the following topics
Atomic structure and the periodic table
Bonding, structure, and the properties of matter
The rate and extent of chemical change
Chemistry of the atmosphere
The course is assessed by two written exams, each worth 50% of the final marks. The exam questions will be a mixture of multiple choice: structured; closed short answer and open response questions.
Duration and Delivery
Exam Board: AQA Specification: GCSE Chemistry AQA 8462
Key handouts and materials are provided however you might wish to purchase a text book or a lab coat to support your studies.
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